Glenn Sanders |

Glenn Sanders

Services will be held today in Bancroft, Idaho, for Glenn August Sanders of Mount Pleasant, Utah. Interment will follow at Central Cemetery in Idaho.

Services also were held Friday, March 5, in Mount Pleasant.

Mr. Sanders died Friday, Feb. 27, in Mount Pleasant. He was 82.

He was born Aug. 24, 1921, in Kelly, Idaho. He married Lucy (Boehme) Sanders at the Logan, Utah, LDS Temple on March 20, 1942. In August 1942, he joined the U.S. Army Air Corps and served in North Africa and Europe as a radar specialist. He was discharged in September 1945. After the war, he taught band in Idaho and then moved to Bountiful, Utah, where he built a home and repaired band instruments. In 1952, he moved to Sunnyvale and opened music stores.

In 1964, he moved his family to Grass Valley, where he owned Sanders Music until his retirement in 1988. He reorganized the band program at Hennessy School in Grass Valley, was a choral director, a featured bass soloist, and acted or directed in several musical productions. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was president and a longtime member of the Grass Valley Kiwanis.

Survivors include sons G. Jon Sanders and Mark K. Sanders, both of Auburn, Paul L. Sanders of St. George, Utah, Joel Sanders of Grass Valley and Steven K. Sanders of Mount Pleasant, Utah; 21 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy, who died in April 1999.

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