Friday, January 10, 2014

Ila Jean Ferrin (Sanders) 1926 - 1998

Born May 4, 1926 to Clyde Moroni Ferrin and Hazel Alice Frost Ferrin in SLC. Married C. Reed Sanders June 12, 1946 in Salt Lake LDS Temple. Worked for the Salt Lake City Board of Education for 17 years until her retirement. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings in all the auxiliaries. 

She was a member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. She was noted for her many hours of compassionate service and her love of children.

She is survived by her husband, C. Reed; children, Lynn R. (Elke) Sanders, WVC; Elayne (Lynn) Brighton, WVC; Gary L. (Sandy) Sanders, Renton, Washington; eight grandchildren, David (Joel), Mark (April), Scott, Angela, Kristin Sanders; Janeane and Russell Brighton; and Ericka Sanders; three great-grandchildren, Whitney, Patrick, and Jonah Sanders; sister, Joanne Davis; brother, C. Roy (Ruth) Ferrin and sister-in-law, Nancy Ferrin. Preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jack Ferrin and sister, Lois Heap.

 Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 15, 1998 at 12 noon at the Cannon Stake Center, 934 West Fremont Ave. (1100 So.). Friends and family may call at Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple, Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. and at the stake center Wednesday one hour prior to services. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery.