|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1923|
|Death: ||Dec. 20, 2011|
Kathleen Anderson Burt, beloved wife, daughter, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend and cherished mother of Carolyn, David (Linda Jo), Robyn, and Cory (Susan), was called home by Heavenly Father on Tuesday, December 20, 2011. She passed away peacefully from natural causes in time to spend Christmas with the love of her life, Russell, who preceded her to heaven in 1997 after 54 years of marriage.
Kathleen was born on February 22, 1923, in Toquerville, Utah, to loving parents, Walter Herbert and Lola Pearl Button Anderson. She was raised in Salt Lake City along with her four brothers, Blaine, Ralph (deceased), Robert and Jim. She graduated a South High Cub in 1940.
On June 5, 1942, Kathleen and Russell were married in the Logan LDS Temple, after which devoting her love, time and energy to raising their family of four children. Kathleen loved being a homemaker. She excelled at filling the house with the delectable aromas of her mouthwatering baking and joyful sounds of music from the piano on which she could play any song by ear.
Kathleen equally enjoyed contributing to her community. She served as a Cub Scout den mother, a Glendale area election registrar, and was especially proud of the thirty years she spent teaching children in Primary. In her later years she moved to Payson, Utah, where she volunteered her time at Mountain View Hospital and, always an animal lover, adopted cats and kittens who were in need of a good home.
She is survived by her four children, 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, her brothers Blaine, Robert and Jim, sisters-in-law Lois Anderson, Jena Burt and Ruth Burt Gale, numerous nieces, nephews and friends, and three
Kathleen's life will be celebrated with a memorial service on Saturday, January 7, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East 10600 South, Sandy, Utah. Family and friends may call one hour before services. She will be interred beside her husband at Redwood Memorial Estates, 6500 South Redwood Road immediately following the service.
Walter Herbert Anderson (1895 - 1955)
Lola Pearl Button Anderson (1898 - 1976)
Russell Dean Burt (1920 - 1997)
Carolyn Kay Burt (1943 - 2012)*
Ralph Corliss Anderson (1920 - 2007)*
Kathleen Anderson Burt (1923 - 2011)
James Darwin Anderson (1929 - 2013)*
Redwood Memorial Cemetery
Salt Lake County
Created by: Robyn Burt
Record added: Dec 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82554584