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 Eliza Jane <I>Sanford</I> Giles

Eliza Jane Sanford Giles

Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 18 Apr 1965 (aged 45)
Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Sec. E Lot 18 Pos. 8
Memorial ID 82262 · View Source
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Springville - Eliza Jane Sanford Giles, 44, wife of Leon C. Giles, died Sunday morning at her home, 90 N. 200 E., of a heart attack.

She was born Jan. 31, 1920 in Springville, a daughter of Frank and Jennie Thorn Sanford. She was married to Leon C. Giles, Nov. 12, 1938 in Richfield, Idaho, and the marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.

As a small child she moved with her family to Richfield, Idaho, and received her education in the schools of that city. She returned to Springville in 1955.

A talented musician, she served as chorister and organist for all the auxiliaries of the LDS Church. She was a counselor in the Relief Society, and was active in the Singing Mothers groups. She had also been president of the Primary.

Surviving are her husband of Springville; her parents of Springville; six children, Mrs. Carl (Leonette) Clark of Orem; Mrs. Karl (Geraldine) Seaman of Salt Lake City; Annette, David, Peter and Sam Giles, all of Springville; three grandchildren; two brothers, Hunt Sanford of Elko, Nev., and Frank Sanford Jr. of Seattle, Wash.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Springville Fourth-tenth LDS Ward chapel, with Bishop Waldo Jacobsen of the Tenth Ward officiating. Friends may call at the Wheeler Mortuary Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday prior to services. Burial will be in the Springville Evergreen cemetery.

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Gravesite Details Cause of Death: Heart




  • Maintained by: Rose Wright
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82262
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eliza Jane Sanford Giles (31 Jan 1920–18 Apr 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82262, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Rose Wright (contributor 46889763) .