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 Blanche Mary <I>Jones</I> Sager

Blanche Mary Jones Sager

Birth
Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 16 Apr 1994 (aged 82)
Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot K, 43, 3
Memorial ID 131921 · View Source
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The Deseret News
April 21, 1994
page B7

Blanche Mary Sager, 82, beloved wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away April 16, 1994 at her home in Midvale.

Born August 28, 1911 in Spanish Fork, Utah to David H. and Mary E. Nielsen Jones. Married J. Elmo Sager in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on May 9, 1935. Elmo preceded her in death July 9, 1988.

For the last 23 years of a wonderful 53 year marriage, Blanche took care of and helped give the will to live to her beloved husband, Elmo, who suffered a major stroke in 1965. An active member of the LDS Church, she served as ward and stake Relief Society President, 35 years in the Primary and 50 proud years as a visiting teacher. Blanche loved her yard and garden and was gifted in the art of ceramics. Graduate of Spanish Fork High School and BYU, taught in the Jordan School District for over three decades. She was a kind and compassionate friend and neighbor, always having time to help others or give a word of cheer. In our family, she was the person we turned to as an example of love, courage and strength. Mom, we love you. You will be greatly missed.

Survivors: sons, Howard, Midvale; Paul, Everett, Washington; 11 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren; brother, Sterling Jones; sisters, Lois Dedrickson, Helen Harris, all Spanish Fork. Preceded in death by brother, Reed; sister, Florence; son, David.

Funeral services Saturday, April 23, 1994, at 1:00 p.m. in the Midvale 2nd LDS Ward Chapel, 97 West 7500 South. Friends may call at Goff Mortuary 8090 So. State Friday 6-8 p.m. and Saturday at the church from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Interment, Midvale City Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Creekside Home Health for giving Mom invaluable home care for the last three years and Dr. Katherine Deiss, a compassionate and caring physician.


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  • Maintained by: Burt
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131921
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Blanche Mary Jones Sager (28 Aug 1911–16 Apr 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131921, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .