Karl E. Anderson “Curly” passed away Feb. 1, 2019. He was born Nov. 20, 1934, in Grantsville, Utah, to Eugene and Edna Barrus Anderson. He was the youngest of ten children. He was preceded in death by his parents and eight of his siblings.
Karl graduated from Grantsville High School in 1953 where he excelled in sports. He served two years in the U.S. Marine Corps then graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in pharmacy. He practiced pharmacy at Karl’s Pharmacy in Tooele and worked for government pharmacies at the Tooele Army Depot and Dugway Proving Ground.
Karl loved many things including dogs, hunting, farming, horse racing, animals, golf, politics, watching sports, baking bread, and most of all, following his grandchildren in all their endeavors. Karl was also known for his quick wit and sense of humor.
Karl is survived by his wife of 61 years, Marge Wright Anderson; children, Brad (Gracie), Troy, Ronda (Ramon) Silva; grandchildren, Lorenzo, Abigail and Carlos Silva, Michael, Josh, Dallin and Beau Anderson, Tina, Cassandra, Kenzie, and Sean Montgomery; six great-grandchildren; many special nieces and nephews; and one brother, Farrell Anderson.
A visitation was held on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Tate Mortuary in Tooele from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., followed by a graveside service at the Grantsville City Cemetery at 1 p.m.
We would like to thank the staff on 3 West at St. Mark’s hospital and Utah Cancer Specialists. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you donate to your charity of choice.