Charlotte Arleen Good Harding Anderson, age 86, passed away on November 16, 2021, in Tooele, Utah to Arthur Alfred Harding and Margaret Lane Good Harding. She married Dean George Anderson on September 20, 1951. She loved music, living life to the fullest and enjoyed family time.

September 20, 1951 Mom met her cowboy on a blind date at the Rose Parade in Portland, Oregon. Married 6 months later. Eventually moved to Talmage, Utah. Mom milked 39 cows in the morning & night while raising 4 children. Dad made a living. They sold the ranch and moved to Salt Lake City, in 1964. Then Dean Jr. came along in 1970. Mom loved music, played many instruments, enjoyed life to the fullest. She enjoyed family time and welcomed many people into her home. Mom was very creative, always making something out of nothing from dream catchers to songs. She nourished the grandkids creativity. Always supported us in music, writing and drawing. Mom always had a spot at the kitchen table with coffee.

She is survived by her three sons and two daughters, Don (Diane) Anderson, Ivins. Margaret Bentley, Tooele. Judy (Lito) Garcia, Tooele. Bill (Lorie) Anderson, Murray. Dean (Glenna) Anderson, Herriman; 15 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, 29 great great grandchildren, 3 great great great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Dean George Anderson. Father, Arthur Harding. Mother, Margaret Harding. One brother, one sister, and one son-in-law Kenneth Alan Bentley.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday November 23, 2021 at 2:00 PM with a viewing two hours prior at Memorial Redwood Mortuary, 6500 South Redwood Road, West Jordan, UT 84123. A viewing will be held on Monday November 22, 2021 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the same location.

Interment will be at Memorial Redwood Cemetery.

Special Thanks to-

Lorie & Glenna through this difficult time.

Daniela at Willow Springs in Tooele, Utah for taking such great care of our mom.

Café Yugo for your hospitality.

Lito Garcia- Countless hours of loving care to the end.



Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123


Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123


Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123

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Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT

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Nov 20, 2021

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My sweet beautiful mom. You taught me so much. Cooking, cleaning, canning, guitar playing and enjoying every aspect of music. Most of all, you were my friend. I will think of you every day, and you will always be in my heart. I miss you.


Judy , Tooele , UT, US Nov 20, 2021