clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Obituary: E. Gunnar Andersson

E. Gunnar Andersson 3/18/1921 ~ 8/30/2005 Ernst Gunnar Andersson , 84, died peacefully August 30, 2005 in Salt Lake City. Born March 18, 1921 in Hogmarso, Furusund, Sweden, son of Johan Oskar and Albertina Strom Andersson. Married Margareta Elenora Ericksson July 6, 1941, in Stockholm, Sweden; marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS temple January 13, 1949. He served in the Swedish Armed Forces, and came to the United States in 1948. He worked for Chicago Bridge and Iron as a machinist. After retirement, he served as a crossing guard for the Salt Lake City Police department for 20 years. He was a faithful member of the LDS church and served in many callings. He was a very sweet and loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be greatly missed. Survived by son, David (Peggy) Andersson, Pleasant Grove, Utah; daughter, Connie (Bruce) Smith, Vernal, Utah; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and brother, Einar Anderson, Salt Lake City. Preceded in death by his wife, parents, and nine brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 6, 2005 at the Harvard LDS Ward, 700 So. 500 E., where friends and family may call from 10-11 a.m. prior to services. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. Funeral directors, Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary.