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 Andrew Harold Besendorfer

Andrew Harold Besendorfer

Birth
Midway, Wasatch County, Utah, USA
Death 8 Jul 2004 (aged 77)
Midway, Wasatch County, Utah, USA
Burial Midway, Wasatch County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 30763684 · View Source
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MIDWAY, UT- Andrew Harold Besendorfer passed away Thursday, July 08, 2004 at his home in Midway, Utah following a long illness.

He was born on October 6, 1926 in Midway, Utah to Andrew and Nellie Casper Besendorfer. He lived in Salt Lake City, Denver, Midvale and Midway. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He married Luana Morton on November 21, 1952 and they had two sons.

Andrew worked for Western Electric, later AT & T and Lucent Technologies. He was President of Local 8490 of the Communications Workers of America from 1961 through 1968, a local that covered five western states. He served two years as President of the Hillcrest Junior football program.

During World War II Andrew enlisted and served in the U.S. Navy, serving in the Pacific on the U.S.S. George and the U.S.S. Perkins. He was proud of his two sons, Mark and Todd, and their careers and families, and supported them in their youth and school sporting endeavors by attending all of their events. He enjoyed fishing and camping before his health failed and spent many happy times with his family doing these things.

He is survived by his loving wife, Luana; two sons: Mark (Cindy), Todd (Theresa); granddaughters: Eden Besendorfer, Cassie (Ramsey) Johnson; and great-grandson, Jordan. He was preceded in death by his parents, and four sisters, Jean, Nellie, Delene Allred and Nancy Johnson.

Graveside services will be held Monday, July 12, 2004 at 12 Noon in the Midway Cemetery, 750 West 550 South, Midway. Friends may call on Monday from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. prior to the services at the Midway LDS 2nd Ward Church, 250 East 200 South, Midway. Arrangements are in the care of Olpin-Hoopes Funeral Home, Heber City.

-Deseret News, July 10, 2004



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  • Created by: Rhonda
  • Added: 21 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30763684
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Harold Besendorfer (6 Oct 1926–8 Jul 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30763684, citing Midway Cemetery, Midway, Wasatch County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Rhonda (contributor 46869790) .