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Dennis James Andersen
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1954
Bannock County
Idaho, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 2010
Idaho Falls
Bonneville County
Idaho, USA

Dennis, 56, of Idaho Falls, passed away Sept. 8, 2010, at his home following a short illness.

He was born March 7, 1954, in Pocatello, Idaho, to Leland R. Andersen and Ann Elizabeth Brown Andersen. He grew up in the area and attended Whittier Elementary, Central Junior High and Skyline High School, where he played trumpet in the band. Except for four years in Seattle, Dennis lived in Idaho Falls his entire life.

On June 27, 1974, he married Patti Lynn Douglass in Idaho Falls, Idaho. They were later divorced. He was a truck driver and saw much of the country on his long hauls.

Dennis enjoyed cards, leatherwork, loved playing basketball and watching sports with his son. In his youth he spent time as a ball shagger and was known by the nickname "Buzzard." He enjoyed his friends, especially Karen Buchanan Charboneau, a true blue friend.

Survivors include his son, Chase Andersen of Idaho Falls; mother, Ann Elizabeth Thompson of Idaho Falls; brothers, Rick L. Andersen of Idaho Falls, Neal B. Andersen of Mackay, Idaho, and Robert R. Andersen of Idaho Falls; sisters, Carla Jean Summers of Ammon, Idaho, and Elisabeth (Ben) Murrell of Moses Lake, Wash.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leland R. Andersen; son, Nathan Tyler Andersen; and grandparents, Leland H. and Mary R. Andersen, and James Monroe and Edna Geneva Fox Brown. 
Family links: 
  Leland R Andersen (1927 - 1985)
  Nathaniel Tyler Andersen (1976 - 1978)*
  Dennis James Andersen (1954 - 2010)
  Robert R Andersen (1956 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Kelly Howell
Record added: Dec 14, 2012
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Dennis James Andersen
Added by: Kelly Howell
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 Added: Dec. 14, 2012

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