Amy Jo Anderson Our sweet daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, Amy Jo Anderson, passed peacefully from this life on Sunday, April 24, 2005. Her love and kindness will be greatly missed. Amy was born May 29, 1970 in Provo, Utah to Byron Gail and Barbara Kirk Anderson. She lived most of her life with her parents in Orem, Utah, and graduated from Orem High School in 1988. Amy developed a great love and talent for music. She had a strong, sweet voice and played the trumpet extremely well. Amy enjoyed sharing her talents with others and helped many students become more proficient playing the trumpet. One of her great experiences was working as a full- time music aide with Lynn Poulsen in the Salina Middle and High School several years ago. She touched the lives of those around her. Amy was a good cook and enjoyed baking bread, cakes, and cookies, and making her incredible Toffee Bars. She loved to share all she had with her friends and family and it brought her great joy. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved working with the Young Women of her Ward and Stake. She spent many wonderful summers at Girl's Camp and would comment often on the special love she had for girls and women she worked with at camp. Amy never married, nor had children of her own, but she loved her nieces Kaitlyn, Kristi, and Hannah, her nephews Jake (wife Melinda), Josh, Jeff, and Harley, and her grand-nephew Kaden. She loved taking pictures of her family and sharing them for Books of Remembrance. Amy also had two very special pets: her basset hound "Miss Amy's Jessica Jo" (Jessie) and her tabby cat "Sami". We will miss Amy's quick wit and sarcastic birthday cards. Her giggle was infectious and life won"t be the same without her.
Amy is survived by her parents Gail and Barbara, her brothers Kirk (wife Linda), Joel (wife Cindy), Bryce, and three nieces, four nephews and one grand-nephew. The family would like to thank all the doctors and nurses at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City who have given comfort and care during the past 10 weeks. Their love for Amy and our family will never be forgotten.