Kellan Anderson Obituary (2021) – Draper, UT

Kellan Adam Clemans Anderson

2002 ~ 2021

On December 14, 2021, Kellan Adam Clemans Anderson lost his brief but intense battle with mental illness and left this earthly life surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving parents Jessica and Spencer Anderson (mother, adoptive father) and their children, siblings Aidan (Brown), Alex, Scott, Eliza, Blythe, Joli, Amelia and Case. Also survived by John Clemans (father) and children Terra, Kale and Malia, as well as grandparents Diane and Wm. Michael Schone, Dorothy O. Anderson, Alice W. Clemans and Martin Clemans, not to mention many. loving aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his sister Magnolia, his brother Andrew and his grandfather Bruce Anderson.

Kellan was born in 2002 in Salt Lake City and raised in Provo and Eagle Mountain. For almost 20 years, he touched the lives of so many people! Kellan was remarkably charitable to others and so determined to achieve his personal goals. At home he was a stoic and introverted person. But he loved dearly and nurtured his siblings. He has rendered endless service to his family, doing heavy yard work, helping his great aunt move out, teaching music to his little sisters. Among his peers, Kellan enjoyed fun and group life. Most importantly, he was a friend to everyone, especially those who needed to be included.

Kellan’s accomplishments in music and academia were impressive! He taught himself to play at least 10 instruments. He has composed a symphony, wrote volumes of rock music, won an award for musical composition, performed in numerous bands and orchestras, was selected as the guitarist of the All-State Jazz Band 2020 and toured to Mexico, all before you graduate. high school. He had excellent grades and was highly regarded by his teachers. He graduated from Westlake High School as a student on the Honor Roll during a global pandemic, then continued his education at the University of Utah where he focused on business and was featured on the dean’s list.

Much of Kellan’s success was due to his incredible work ethic. No one else could work as hard as him, physically or mentally. He backed up his efforts with intense focus, pushing himself to accomplish seemingly impossible goals. Whether in music, academics, business or whatever he’s done, he’s uplifted those around him!

Besides working for his friends at Hadco Construction, Kellan was a passionate entrepreneur, always researching and testing ideas for new ventures. Kellan enjoyed the outdoors and the hunt with his grandfather Schone. At church, Kellan sang so beautifully and even joined the choir. He has participated in youth and priesthood organizations in a way that brings out the best in others. He was very insightful in the gospel for someone so young. Above all, Kellan loved to read, learn and study anything that interested him!

Our dear boy will be missed, but look forward to the day when we are reunited in the presence of God and the sting of death is swallowed up in Christ. God be with you until we meet again, Kellan. We love you!

A visit will be held on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at the Anderson & Goff Mortuary at 11859 S. 700 E., Draper, Utah, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The funeral will be on Monday, December 20, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Foothill Ward, 9475 N. Mustang Way, Eagle Mountain, Utah. Visit Monday before services at 10:00 am. Interment in Holladay Memorial Cemetery, 4900 S. Memory Lane, Holladay, Utah.

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Posted by Deseret News December 17-18, 2021.


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