Casey Andersen was born in Burley in 1955 and lived in Declo until the tender age of 3. His family moved to Murtaugh where he attended all 12 years of school, after graduating from high school, Andersen entered the auto mechanics school at College of Southern Idaho (CSI). After graduating from CSI he went to work for Fronk Motor Company in 1974 and married his wife Pam in 1975. The Andersen's bought a house on Burton Avenue in 1976. Fronk Motor closed in 1978 and Casey worked for a short time for Larson Chevrolet in Rupert. February of 1979 Andersen started his own business repairing all types of vehicles and doing auto restoration almost exclusively for the past 15 years.
He was a member of the Gem team, which finally got the City of Burley certified as a Gem Community. Andersen was chairman of the BAAT team for a year and served on Burley Planning and Zoning for a couple of years before running successfully for the Burley City Council. He has served as President of the council for 2 years and just started his second term on the council.