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Rex Lynn Anderson, 82, of Ammon, passed away Dec. 31, 2010, at Life Care Center of Idaho Falls.
Lynn was born Nov. 28, 1928, in Idaho Falls to Rex Milo Anderson and Annie Rebecca Peterson Anderson. He graduated from Aberdeen High School.
He married Theone Pappas on Nov. 24, 1961, in Elko, Nev. Their marriage was solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on Nov. 24, 1973. They lived in Pingree for 29 years, then moved to Shelley in 1997. Lynn worked for Bingham County Road and Bridge. In 2005, the couple moved to Ammon.
Lynn was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as ward clerk, Elderâ€™s Quorum secretary, Young Menâ€™s secretary, and as a home teacher. Lynn enjoyed fishing, dancing, building and repairing things. He was a very hard worker.
Survivors include his wife, Theone Anderson of Ammon; a daughter, Wanda Machacek of Twin Falls; and sons Ken (Cheryl) Anderson of Idaho Falls; Nolan (Debbie) Anderson of Twin Falls; Mark Anderson of Ammon; and Thane (Terena) Anderson of Spanish Fork, Utah; 19 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jerry and Lyle; and sister, Maureen.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at the Ammon LDS 2nd Ward, 1100 S. Tiebreaker, with Bishop Randy Lords officiating. The family will visit with friends from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. at the church prior to services.
Burial will be in Taylor Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.woodfuneralhome.com.
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