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 Elias Van Sanders

Elias Van Sanders

Birth
Farmington, Davis County, Utah, USA
Death 8 Apr 1996 (aged 93)
Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 3-2-D-6
Memorial ID 135799 · View Source
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Son of David Albert Sanders and Mary Alice Van Fleet

Husband of Thelma Williams, 18 February 1926, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

KAYSVILLE--Elias Van Sanders, 93, passed away Monday, April 8, 1996 from causes incident to age.

He was born July 19, 1902 in Farmington, Utah, a son of David Albert and Mary Alice Van Fleet Sanders. He married Thelma Williams, February 18, 1926 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He had lived in Farmington and Centerville and then moved to Sugar City, Idaho. In 1914, Van moved to Kaysville, Utah with his mother, brother and sister. He lived in Kaysville for 82 years.

He attended Davis County Schools and was a member of the Kaysville First Ward where he was an Elder and had served in the Sunday School Superintendency.

Van had worked as a contractor, farmer and sugar mill supervisor. He was an active member of the Kaysville Rotary Club and served as President in the 1940's.

Surviving are his wife, Thelma of Kaysville; three sons and one daughter, David T. Sanders (Sandy), Sutter Creek, Calif.; William V. Sanders (Beth), Kaysville; Kemp W. Sanders (Janet), Syracuse; Geraldine S. Major (Bob), Kaysville; 20 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by a son, Chase, daughter, Adele; three brothers and three sisters.

Graveside services will be Thursday, April 11, 11 a.m. at the Kaysville City Cemetery, 500 E. Crestwood Road. Friends may call Thursday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary, 400 No. Main Street, Kaysville.



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  • Maintained by: kent shepard
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 135799
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elias Van Sanders (19 Jul 1902–8 Apr 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 135799, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by kent shepard (contributor 46959088) .