Our beloved father and grandfather, Ned Anderton “Big Ned,” returned home to his Father in Heaven and his wife Shannon Esther Anderton on Feb. 6. He was born to Alma Wesley Anderton and Geneva Anderton on Sept. 2, 1940 in Marysvale. He was the first of 11 children. He married Shannon on May 26, 1967 and their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. Dad loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. He is survived by brothers Grant (Marie) Anderton and Robert (Vicky) Anderton of Marysvale, Donald Anderton of Rush Valley, children Casey (Lillian) Stock of Kaysville, Denny (Cindy) Stock, Ned (Elaine) Anderton, Lauren Anderton, Wayne (Keri) Anderton and Esther (Jesse) Torres all of Tooele, Anna of Lawton, Okla., 24 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, both parents, brothers Verl, Harold, Bud and Ralph, sisters Maxine and Bernice, and granddaughter Chelsea Stock. We love you, Dad, and will miss you terribly, but take comfort in the fact that families are forever. A viewing will be held Feb. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tate Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at Tate Mortuary Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. with a viewing at 10 a.m. prior to the services. Interment will be Feb. 16 in the Monroe City Cemetery.