Beloved, wife, mother, grandmother, neighbor and friend Julie died of natural causes on Tuesday March 2, 2021. Born 31 July 1929 in Salt Lake City Utah to Carleton Caine Alder and Rebecca Kathryn Moyle. She attended East High and the University of Utah, where she graduated in Art and Education. She served an LDS mission to Guatemala and El Salvador. On 9 April 1958 she married her sweetheart Robert Pierce Anderson in the Salt Lake Temple.

She served in the Salt Lake Temple and enjoyed numerous church callings. She had the opportunity to serve on the Relief Society General Board which she enjoyed immensely. She and Bob completed missions together to Monterrey Mexico and Frankfurt Germany.

Julie served the Lord flawlessly and leaves a legacy of love for all those who knew her. She enjoyed painting, singing with her sextet group and with the Jay Welch Chorale, playing her baritone ukulele, tending to her plums, apricots, raspberries, and grapes, working with students who were learning English, traveling, making homemade jam, baking and sharing her whole wheat bread. She spoke Spanish and German. She thoroughly enjoyed visiting with people from all over the world. Her favorite places in the world were growing up in Cottonwood and Brighton, Utah. She had a generous and kind spirit until the day she died. She was gentle and caring of others.

Survived by: Sisters-in-law, Mary Anderson, Irene Alder, and Linda Alder. Children: Kathy (Ray Banks), Ben (Carly), Mark (Jennifer), Susan (Charles Ayers), Kathleen (Peter Stein) and Thelma, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday March 9 from 9:30 – 10:30 at the Monument Park Ward house (1005 South 2000 East) which will be followed by a funeral service at 11:00. Due to the Covid pandemic, masks, gathering size and social distancing will be required. This service will also be streamed on Zoom through Larkin Mortuary and can be accessed at this link:

A private family interment will be with her beloved “mentor” Bob at the Salt Lake City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church of Jesus Christ Humanitarian Aid Fund.


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Larkin Mortuary
260 E South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT

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Mar 03, 2021

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