Patricia Andreasen

Patricia Mendenhall Smith Andreasen,
93, passed away Saturday morning, Dec.
10, 2022 at Logan Regional Hospital in
Logan, UT, from effects of heart failure.
She was born Nov. 18, 1929 in Thatcher,
ID, to Millen Herd and Della Thatcher
She married Norman Busby Smith
on June 30, 1948 in the Logan LDS Temple. They were blessed with five children.
Norman preceded her in death in 1981.
She later married Max Wayne Andreasen
on May 9, 1994.
Patricia grew up in
Thatcher, ID, graduating from
Grace High School. She then
attended Utah State University where she was a member
of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. Norman and Pat raised
their family on a small farm
in Mound Valley, ID, prior to
relocating to American Falls,
ID. She was a Medicare
Clerk and Personnel Director
of Harms Memorial Hospital, American Falls. She also
served on the Planning and
Zoning Committee for the
City of American Falls. She
is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints, where she was called
to serve as Stake Primary President (Bannock Stake), Relief Society and Young
Women’s President, pianist, organist, and
choir accompanist. She later lived in Preston, ID, Providence, UT, and recently Logan, UT.
She was a talented cook and enjoyed
music, playing both the piano and organ.
At one time she was a member of the AF
Sharps singing ensemble. Recently when
asked what her hobbies were, she indicated that she loved to ride horses when she
was younger, has always enjoyed animals,
and was often found cheering on her kids
and grandkids in all their endeavors.
Patricia is survived by: her brother,
Von T. Mendenhall; five children, N. Randy
(LaDean E.) Smith of Pocatello, ID, Scott
M. (Suzanne M.) Smith of St. George,
UT, E. Ned (Debra L.) Smith of Idaho
Falls, ID; Maren S. (Douglas W.) Stromberg of Providence, UT; Tim G. Smith of
Rigby, ID; 15 grandchildren; and 38 greatgrandchildren. Pat is also survived by:
her stepchildren, Von (Nickie) Andreasen
of Rocklin, CA; Vicky (Bill) Draughn
of Layton, UT; Gay (Dale)
Royce of Nephi, UT; Patti
(Chad) Bowles of Nephi, UT;
Kim (Valerie) Andreasen of
Thatcher, ID; and Eve (Scott)
Jackson of Ferron, UT. She
was preceded in death by her
parents; husbands; brother,
M. Dwight Mendenhall;
granddaughter, Callie Elizabeth; stepdaughters, Sandra
Jensen and Maxene Sweat;
and stepsons, Kay and Van
The family would like to
extend heartfelt thanks to the
staff at Logan Regional ICU
and Williamsburg Retirement Community
for their considerate and loving care of our
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 11 a.m. at the Webb Funeral Home, 1005 South 800 East, Preston, ID, with Bishop D. Jasen Stromberg
conducting. A viewing was held from 9
to 10:30 a.m. Interment was in the Logan
City Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. In lieu of flowers,
please make donations to Primary Children’s Medical Center by going to: Primary Children’s Hospital Give Now.

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