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Obituary for Leonard Sanders

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Leonard Sanders

April 6, 1946 - August 20, 2014

Leonard Duane Sanders, 68, passed away August 20, 2014.  Leonard was born April 6, 1946 to Duane Goveta and Ruth Sanders in Fairview, Utah.  He graduated from West High School.  Leonard married Afton Lorraine Smith in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 2, 1965.  They later divorced.  They had six children; their twins were born on their second wedding anniversary October 2, 1967.

Leonard was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  He worked at LDS Hospital, the Federal Building and Ligori’s Restaurant.  He was a wonderful flute player and had perfect pitch.  He lived alone and sadly died alone, but was loved.

Leonard is survived by his children:  Robert A. (Trina) Sanders, Aaron A. Sanders, Matthew Sanders and Terra (Andrew) McNair; brother Paul Sanders; sisters Sandra Sanders, Renee Turner, Kathleen Sanders; and many grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Peter L. Sanders; sisters Bessie L. Sanders and Marsha Sanders; and twin children Leonard David and Lorraine Ann Sanders.

Arrangements under the direction of Leavitt’s Mortuary.


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Born: April 6, 1946
Died: August 20, 2014

Condolences for Leonard Sanders

Arla Vivona posted on 12/15/14

I'm so sorry for your loss. Leonard was a good guy. He was my brother in law for a long time and he walked me down the isle when I got married 40 years ago. He will be missed.


Afto Stincellin posted on 12/15/14

We are so sad about Len.