Information for William "Bill" R. Anderson
29 July, 1913
2 February, 1994
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
4 February, 1994
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Funeral services for
William "Bill" R. Anderson, 80, of Caldwell, who died
Wednesday, February 2, 1994, at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel,
Caldwell, Leroy Miller of Caldwell will officiate.
Interment will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Mr. Anderson was born July 29, 1913, at Porterville,
Utah, a son of William and Ruth Mikesell Anderson. He
was reared and educated in the Porterville area and married
Blanche Jensen on March 15, 1935, at Ogden, Utah.
Following their marriage the couple farmed in Porterville.
Bill worked for the Bristol Packing Company in Clarkston,
Washington, and the Idaho Meat Packing Company, Caldwell,
prior to his retirement. He was an avid sports fan,
especially of the Atlanta Braves, and was active in the Babe
Ruth Baseball program at Clarkston, Washington.
Following his retirement Bill enjoyed fishing, woodworking and
He was a member of the LDS Church, meat cutters union
and the Moose Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Blanche of Caldwell; three
sons, Lowell and Kieth, both of Seattle, and Bill of
Grandview, Washington; a daughter, Beth Buratto of Boise; two
sisters, Ruth of Lewiston and Ruby of Ogden, Utah; nine
grandchildren, Shelly, Sheryl, Richard, Bryan, Steve, Jill
Erich, Michelle and Dina; seven great-grandchildren; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family suggests memorials be given to the American
Heart Association, 270 S. Orchard, Suite B, Boise, ID 83705.
Friends may call today until 8 p.m. at Flahiff Funeral