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Cecil Dale Sanderson
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1914
Aurora
Brookings County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 2008
Brookings
Brookings County
South Dakota, USA

Cecil D. Sanderson, 94, of Brookings, SD, died Sunday, July 27, 2008, at Brookview Manor in Brookings.

Funeral services were Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at First Lutheran Church in Brookings with interment at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation at Eidsness Funeral Home in Brookings.

Cecil Dale Sanderson was born July 7, 1914, at Aurora, to Everett George and Mary (Johnson) Sanderson. He graduated from Brookings High School and received a bachelor's degree in animal science and a master's degree in economics from South Dakota State University.

On June 14, 1942, he married Grace Jager at Castlewood. Cecil served in the U.S. Army infantry during World War II from March 3, 1942, until his discharge as a captain in October 1945. Following the war, he worked as an Extension Agent in Sisseton, from 1945 until 1960, then as a District Extension Supervisor. The Sandersons moved to a farm east of Brookings. Cecil retired in 1972.Cecil was a member of First Lutheran Church and had served as the secretary of the men's club for two years and on numerous other committees.

He was honored by the National County Agents Association in 1954 and was an honorary member of the FFA in Sisseton. He was a member of Kiwanis, several fraternities, Brookings Area Betterment, National Association of Retired Federal Employees, the board of the United Retirement Center, and he served on the board of the Volunteer Service Bank for six years.

Survivors include his wife, Grace, of Brookings, SD; seven sons: Reed (Christine) Sanderson of Chamberlain, SD, Mark (Susan Randall) Sanderson of Sioux Falls, SD, Kwen Sanderson of Centerville, SD, Laun (Ruth) Sanderson of Plymouth, MN, Jan (Elizabeth) Sanderson of Aurora, SD, Terry (Jean) Sanderson of Chelan, WA, Dell (Tammy) Sanderson of Luverne, MN; a daughter, Joy (Richard) Conn of St. Joseph, MO; and a sister, Athlynne (Johnnie) Bakkenne of Canton, SD. Cecil has 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, George, Elmer, Gale and Dean; and sisters, Laura John, Viola Young, Alice Clark and Nina Butts.

Sisseton Courier August 26, 2008 
 
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  Grace Esther Jeannette Jager Sanderson (1921 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Brookings
Brookings County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: L Davenport
Record added: Aug 28, 2008
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Cecil Dale Sanderson
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- purple-lady
 Added: Aug. 28, 2008

- L Davenport
 Added: Aug. 28, 2008

- L Davenport
 Added: Aug. 28, 2008
 
 
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