Janet Hendricks Anderson, 76, of Ephraim, Utah passed away Aug. 26, 2022 in Ephraim, with family by her side.
Janet was born Sept. 8, 1945 in Shoemaker, California to Russell and Carol Partridge Hendricks. She grew up in Lewiston, Utah, her favorite place to watch fireworks. Her favorite part of growing up on the dairy farm was to talk to her dad as they milked cows.
She loved learning how to play sports and being on the drill team. She graduated from North Cache High. She went on to Utah State University to graduate in Secondary Education with honors in 1967.
While at Utah State University as a AXO sorority sister she met her husband, Elliot James Anderson. They were married in the Logan Temple on Sept. 16, 1966. They moved to Driggs, Idaho to start their family and her career as a schoolteacher. In 1970, they moved to Rigby Idaho, then moved again to Ephraim, Utah in 1989.
Mrs. A, as the kids called her, taught for 36 years teaching the kids home and consumer economics, preparing and developing life skills at Teton, Rigby, and Manti High Schools. She enjoyed her time as drill team and cheerleader advisor. She also supported Elliot by keeping score at the basketball games.
She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved serving in her different callings. She loved to read, sew, and cook. She loved spending time outdoors with the family on camping and horse rides throughout the Mountain West and the family’s favorite horse rides and trips in Yellowstone National Park and Southern Utah.
She is survived by her husband, Elliot; three children: Lance (Corinna) Anderson, North Logan; Kelley (Eric) Birkeland, Millcreek; Ryan (Jensa) Anderson, Meridian, Idaho; and nine grandchildren; sister Sharon (David) Weston, Logan; and her two brothers: Larry (Myra) Hendricks, North Salt Lake; and Ross (Joyce) Hendricks, West Jordan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Russel and Carol Hendricks.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, 11 a.m., in the Ephraim 9th Ward, 765 South 100 East Ephraim. The family will receive friends Friday, Sept. 9, 2022 from 6-7 p.m. at the ward chapel in Ephraim and Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Interment will follow at the Ephraim Park Cemetery. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at http://www.maglebymortuary. com.