|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1905|
|Death: ||Jun. 14, 1983|
Ariel A. Andersen, 77, died June 14, 1983, in Orem.
He was born July 6, 1905, in Hyrum, the son of Joseph Willard and Carrie Thoresen Andersen. He married Inez Morgan June 1, 1932, in the Logan LDS Temple.
He received his early education in Cache Valley, and received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Utah State University, He was awarded a Ph.D. in physiological bacteriology from Iowa State University. He held teaching and research positions at Utah State and Iowa State universities, the University of Cincinnati and Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. He was a government research scientist with the U.S. Agriculture and Defense departments for 20 years.
He published more than 40 scientific papers and was awarded 40 patents, including one for a revolutionary air sampler named the Andersen Sampler. He was one of the founders of the Foundation for Indian Development, an organization to aid needy Indians in Guatemala. He served for the past 13 years as voluntary managing director of the foundation.
He was an active member of the LDS Church and served a mission to Australia. He also served in many church capacities, including teacher, ward clerk and stake mission president.
Surviving are his wife of Provo; three sons and two daughters, Mario Andersen, Spokane; Cordell Andersen, Provo and Guatemala; Howard Andersen, Santa Barbara; Jolene Burckle, Lubbock, Tex¬as; Gayle Lubin, San Diego; 23 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; three brothers and one sister, Rulon and Wendell Andersen, Arco, Idaho; Loyal Andersen, Logan; Margaret Hillam, Brigham City.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Oakhills 6th Ward chapel in Provo. Friends may call at the chapel one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Logan City Cemetery Saturday at 4 p.m.
Ines M Andersen (1910 - 1986)*
Logan City Cemetery
Created by: Gaylene Rose
Record added: Jul 02, 2009
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