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Edward Rasmus Frandsen



Edward Rasmus Frandsen passed away Saturday, March 12, 2017 in his home in Lehi, Utah. Edward was born on June 27, 1936 in Price, Utah to Guila Guymon and Waldo Rasmus Frandsen. Within six months, Ed’s family moved to Oregon where Ed enjoyed the Northwest throughout his childhood and teenage years. Ed enlisted in the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict, and spent three years in military service as a Communications Specialist. He returned to Utah and attended Brigham Young University in the fall of 1958 where he met and fell in love with Nann Broadbent. Ed and Nann were eternally married in the Salt Lake City Temple on March 18, 1960. They have two daughters, Karen and Emily.
Ed followed his father’s professional footsteps and led a life in civil service as an agricultural economist in the Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service. His various positions in the federal and state government took them to many places throughout their married lives: California, Colorado, Washington, D.C., and finally back to Utah.
Ed is survived by his daughters Karen Singson (Tracy) and Emily Meidell (Mark), 6 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren (with more on the way), 9 step-grandchildren (with more on the way), sister Joretta Evans (Bob), and brother Blane Waldo Frandsen. He was preceded in death by his parents, older sister (Sharleen), and wife, Nann.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Lehi 49th Ward building at 127 East 3200 North Lehi, UT. A viewing will be held on Wednesday from 6-8:00 p.m. at Wing Mortuary at 118 E Main St Lehi, UT and one hour prior to services. Interment Lehi City Cemetery. Condolences may be left at

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