HELPER - Dennis Sanderson, age 83, died Sept. 23, 2008 in Price, Utah. He was born to Phillip Sanderson and Emmaline Julia Tucker on July 15, 1925 in Helper, Utah. Dennis married Hermoine Baldwin on Nov. 15, 1944 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dennis was raised in Carbon and Emery counties and served in the Navy during World War II. He loved education, he was a teacher and principal, and served in the L.A. School District. His love for learning earned him a Master's degree, which he used as an educator for nearly 30 years.
He was a member of the LDS church and served actively in the scouting program. He also enjoyed reading, and writing. He and his wife lived in California and Oregon throughout their years, but when they retired, they moved back to their beloved Carbon County, Utah.
He is survived by his beloved wife; children: Rebecca Ann (Bill) Mixon of Idaho, Scott (Kim) Sanderson of Oregon, Bill (Cathy) Sanderson of Colorado, Guy (Shirlee) Sanderson of Utah and Dan (Mandi) Sanderson of California; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Eldon (Arlean) Miller of Helper, Beverly Wood of South Ogden, JoAnn Bagley of Bountiful, and Frank (Doris) Miller of Wellington. Preceded in death by his parents; two sisters who died in infancy; and two brothers: William Sanderson, and Lorin Sanderson.
Funeral Services were held Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Spring Glen Chapel, Spring Glen, Utah. Viewing was one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment was in the Mt. View Cemetery in Helper. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Radley, her staff, the Heirloom Inn, Parkdale Care Center, and the nursing staff at Castleview Hospital for all of their loving care during the years.