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 Sara <I>Jackson</I> Shepherd

Sara Jackson Shepherd

Birth
Manassa, Conejos County, Colorado, USA
Death 21 Oct 1998 (aged 88)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot Garden of Prayer & Meditation 383-C-2
Memorial ID 153865095 · View Source
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Sara J. Shepherd

Our sweet mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, age 88, died October 21, 1998, in Salt Lake City.

She was born March 30, 1910, in Manassa, Colorado to Samuel Jackson Jr. and Harriet Ella Mortensen Jackson. She graduated from Manassa High School in 1929 and later attended Barnes Business School in Denver, Colorado. She married James Stevens Jensen of Sanford, Colorado in the Mesa Arizona Temple on November 18, 1931.

She worked for National City Bank in Denver, Colorado as a teller, bookkeeper for 30 years. She only missed two days of work in her entire career. She was a devoted mother, an excellent cook, hard worker and a patient, loving grandmother. She was a long time member of the LDS Church. She married Claude Shepherd on September 15, 1951 in Littleton, Colorado.

Survived by two sons, J. Paul (Carlie) Jensen, Salt Lake; and Samuel R. (Vedana) Jensen, Sandy; 16 grandchildren, 62 great-grandchildren; sisters, LaMone Schaedler, Boerne, Texas; Lois Howell, Elda Wycherly and Hannah Brady all of Salt Lake City; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, spouses, and four brothers.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 24, 1998, 11 a.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary Chapel, 10600 South 1700 East, Sandy, where friends may call one and one half hour prior to services. Interment Larkin Sunset Gardens.

Published 22 October 1998 in The Salt Lake Tribune (UT)


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  • Created by: Lynn Fischer
  • Added: 17 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153865095
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sara Jackson Shepherd (30 Mar 1910–21 Oct 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153865095, citing Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Lynn Fischer (contributor 47245698) .