Max Gustave Anderson passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on May 29, 2018. Max was a man of great faith who loved his family. Max was born August 2, 1934 in Brigham City to Laron Gustave Anderson and Bernice Gibbs Anderson. After graduating from Box Elder High School in 1952, he served a 2 ½ year long LDS mission in Sweden beginning in August 1954. He continued his education first at Weber College; he then transferred to BYU, where he sang in the BYU Men’s Chorus. Max graduated from BYU in 1959 and remained a loyal Cougar. On September 18, 1958 Max married the love of his life Gayle Carol Breitenbuecher for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. They raised their four children in Pleasant View. Max’s commitment to education was shown by his choice to teach; he taught math at Roy Jr. High and North Ogden Jr., starting at the latter when the school opened. He taught each of his children throughout the years. Max also worked with his hands as a sheetrock subcontractor and tended to his prized garden in the summer. Max loved to serve. Max was called as a counselor in the bishopric and an Executive Secretary for the Pleasant View Utah 2nd Ward. Max and Gayle served an LDS couples mission to Nauvoo and were directors of the Rendezvous. Max loved the temple and worked in the LDS Ogden Temple for 15 years. He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings Wayne Anderson, Ruth Michelli, Clint Anderson, Franklin Anderson, Darrell Anderson, and Gay Anderson. Max is survived by his wife of 59 years Gayle Anderson; their children David (Mindy) Anderson, Janeen Anderson, Gary (Lisa) Anderson, and Connie (Kelly) Nielsen; 10 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Monday June 4, 2018 at 11:00 am at the LDS Chapel at 250 West Elberta Drive in Pleasant View. Friends are invited to visit with the family at the viewing on Sunday June 3 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Meyers Mortuary in Ogden and Monday from 10:00 to 10:45 am immediately preceding the funeral.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Max G Anderson 2018. Myers Evergreen Memorial Park
Death notice for the town of: Ogden, state: Utah