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John Sansing 1957 - 2012
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
I am terribly sad to hear of John's passing. John was a colleague at Freescale, a man of great kindness, passion and joy. I learned a great deal from him and appreciated his willingness to impart his experiences to much less experienced colleagues. While I had been out of touch with John the last three years, I often thought of and remembered him and our many conversations together, including several over lunch at the Freescale cafeteria. I can but imagine the pain and grief his passing must cause to those who were close to him. I pray that you will cherish your memories of him and have the strength to comfort each other in your time of grief.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Val,

Ida and I extend our sympathy to you and your family. I worked with John for many years, starting in early '80s. He's one of those who shaped, positively, who I am. We'll all miss him and cherish the time he was with us. I'll never especially remember his determination to seek out and do the right thing, and his laugh.
Monday, November 26, 2012
I'm so sorry to hear about John's passing. He hired me at Motorola and was a great mentor. He will be missed.
Monday, November 26, 2012
I am sad to hear of John's passing. I met him in the late 90's while working at Motorola. I remember him as smart, fair, a good businessman, and generally a nice guy. I am sorry for your great loss.

John 14:1-4 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.”
Monday, November 26, 2012
To the Sansing family,
John was a close friend in college when I was in graduate school at UT. He was such a wonderful person -- honest, kind, gentle and honorable. John had a blazing intelligence that couldn't be missed, although he never showed it off or allowed it to make anyone else feel inferior. I am shocked that he passed at such a young age and cannot imagine your loss. Please accept my sincerest condolences.
Alice Davey Schroeder.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
I had the pleasure of working with John at Freescale for several yrs. He always able to make me smile and laugh. RIP John...and my deepest condolences to the Sansing family.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Dear Valerie, I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your wonderful husband, John. While I have not seen you for many years, I have many childhood memories of our families growing up together and what a good friend you were to my brother, Wade.
With deepest sympathy,
Friday, November 23, 2012
Val,
When I saw John at your mother's visitation, he immediately made me feel like a special friend of the family, though it had been many years since we had seen each other - he was such a kind man. Please know that Mom and I are thinking of you, Jenna, Aubrey, and the Bauer family, as well as the Sansing family; you are in our prayers. Johnnie Mae and Linda McCreery
Friday, November 23, 2012
Aubrey, Wally, Val, and Jenna,
Keith and I are deeplynsaddened by your loss. Though I only saw your dad at your wedding and the crawfish boil, he was always so full of life and love- for his family and for the crawfish! After reading more on his life, I know he will be dearly missed but more importantly remembered for all the wonderful lives he touched by his passion and involvement with the church and his family.
Your family has been and will remain in our prayers.
Our love and condolences,
Stacy and Keith Pesek
Friday, November 23, 2012
Out thoughts and prayers are with you. Keep John in your hearts forever.
Don, Caitlin & Anna
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Val, It has been many years since we have seen each other. My heart was sadened to hear of the loss of your husband. I read his obituary.He sounded like a very loyal and dedicated husband, father, and friend. I am so sorry and I know God is a great God ! He will carry you and your girls through this. God bless you all! I am praying for you to feel the peace and be able to go forward with knowing God has you in His hands!
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Val, we are so saddened by the loss of John. You have been such a light in my life and helped me through my loss of my mother. Know that I may not be there holding your hand like you did for me but I am holding your heart and praying for you and the girls for acceptance and peace. I love you,
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Val, Although we have never met, I have thought of John often as a dear High School friend, WOW, he left quite a mark on this world.RIP John....
Kevin Bruce, Class of '75 Thomas Dale HS Chester VA, now living in Conn
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Val, we are so sorry about your loss, you and your family are in our prayers.
May the Lord bless you with His peace and His strength and pour His graces among you all. In His Love.

Jesus and Christina Turullols
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Our hearts ache for you Val.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
John, thank you for 55 years of unwavering friendship. Val, Aubrey & Jenna: Keep the fire burning and kneal always! Bye bye American pie! Peace & Love.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Val,
I just heard and am stunned and saddened at the early passing of such a good man. You and the girls are in our prayers.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Thinking of you... we are so sorry to hear about your loss. Aubrey -- you and your family will be in our prayers. We send our condolences and love.
Monday, November 19, 2012
I worked with John a long time ago at the Somerset building with Motorola. He was always one of the nicest managers to work with and I am saddened to hear of his passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends during this difficult time.
Monday, November 19, 2012
I was stunned to get this news this weekend. Valerie, I am so sorry to hear about John. Carol's and my prayers are with you and the girls though out all this. John was one of the very first people i met when I joined Motorola in Summer of 1983. There's no one like John. No one. Peace be with you and the girls.

Love Kyle
Monday, November 19, 2012
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My heart goes out to you, Aubrey, and Jenna. Thinking and praying for you all.
Monday, November 19, 2012
My deepest sympathy to you and your family. You're in my Prayers. His is with the Lord now and God did watch over him and kept him near.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Val, you and your family are in my thoughs and prayers. I am sorry for your loss.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Val - it has been many years since we spoke with you and John but your family has always been in my thoughts. What a treasure of memories I have with John, he was a tenacious fun-loving free spirt. He was an authentic man. He was awesome! Kim and I will miss him and our heart goes out to you and your family. Rick & Kim Pekkala
Monday, November 19, 2012
Keeping you in my prayers.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Aubrey - I felt the sadness of hearing of your Dad's death - seems pretty young. My Dad died at the age of 60 years and it felt untimely too. I feel the pain that comes with losing a loved especially so early. I hope the passing of time will help to heal the wounds of such sorrow.
My prayers are with you and your family. May God rest your Dad's soul in peace.

Bibi Hack
Monday, November 19, 2012
Valerie, Aubrey, and Jenna, and all of John's family and friends: a golden heart stopped beating, hardworking hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best. Peace be with you you.

We love you John.
Monday, November 19, 2012
So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family in the days and months ahead.
Monday, November 19, 2012
We are so sorry for your loss. You will be in thoughts and prayers. We pray God will comfort you and bring you strength in this time of loss.
Monday, November 19, 2012
We are very sorry for your loss, and we're glad we were able to see both of you several times recently, and got to see John so happy at Aubrey's wedding.

Jesse and Jackie Wilson
Monday, November 19, 2012
May the peace of Christ enfold and sustain you and your family during this most difficult time. All my love, Cheryl
Monday, November 19, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. John was a kind, gentle man and loving husband and father. We will miss him very much.
Monday, November 19, 2012
It was with great shock and sadness that I heard the news of John's passing this morning, from my mother, Nancy Byrd. I was one of those "several dozen neighborhood kids" who grew up with John, as referenced in his obituary. In fact, he lived directly across the street in the house I still call the Sansing's house. Although it has been many years since I lived there, my mother still does and the last time I saw John, he was combing through the old Enon neighborhood, and happily I happened to be there. We had a wonderful chat out on the road between our childhood homes. Aubrey had just been born and he was so happy about that. That was the last time I saw John, but think of him and his family often, especially when I go home. To his family...I am so very sorry you lost John. He was one of the good guys.
Monday, November 19, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Our love and prayers to the Sansing family...may you carry him in your hearts forever. Stephen and Ann Zeeck and family
Sunday, November 18, 2012
I am so sorry to hear about John. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I wish I could be there during this time. God has a master plan for everything even though we may never understand. I pray the GOD wrap HIS loving arms around you and your family and give you the peace and comfort that only HE can give.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Dear Valerie and Family:
I was so saddened to hear of your loss. I met John once at church. He told me he was a motorcycle rider as my husband. He then assured me even a Pastor,s husband can ride motorcycles. I knew he was a grounded man & had a love for our Congregation & his family. You & your family are in my thoughts & prayers. Katie Rundblad
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Dear Valerie, Aubrey, and Jenna,

Although we can't be with you in Austin, we are with you in spirit. We are praying that God will surround you with His love. We thought the world of John.

Love from Illinois cousins, Bill, Karen, and family
Sunday, November 18, 2012
I'm so sorry for your loss.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Val,Aubrey and Jenna, we are very sadden for your lost. Thoughts and prayers are on our hearts for each of you. John is back with God,among all the other angels because in dying we are born to eternal life.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Val,

We are so sorry to hear of John's passing. We didn't get to spend much time getting to know him, but in the time we had, we could tell he was a warm, fun-loving man.

Our deepest sympathies are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
My deepest sympathies. I am so sorry for your (and our) loss. Love you.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Ms. Val, Jenna and Aubrey. So deeply saddened about your loss. God has taken one of his angels home. Please receive my deepest sympathy and prayers.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Val and the entire family, we all grieve with you and are in pain for you.

We remembered John in church today, as well as how much support he provided as we started our scary new contemporary worship. I personally remembered the back stretches John taught me as I stood at the sound board!

I'm proud Oak Hill UMC will host your family and the Bethany, Covenant, Emmaeus, and Freescale extended families over the next few days. We are all in prayer for all of you. Please let us know how we can help, now and going forward.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Our hearts are with you now during this very difficult time. John was a fine man who will be missed greatly by all who knew him. May the Lord keep you in his care, comfort you with his loving arms, and give you peace. Our love and prayers are with all of you, The Miller Family
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Val, you and all of your family are in my thoughts, in my prayers, and in my heart. I love you.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Val, Aubrey and Jenna-

I am so very sorry for your loss....I know you will miss him dearly.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Hey it's Zackary Johnson from the Youth. I can't beleive John Passed away i'm so sorry! But atleast he is up in Heaven now and i bet he's watching over us all! We should be praising God that John is now in a better place! I wish i could've had the chance to see him one last time and said bye but this is all apart of Gods plan. Me and my Church will be praying for y'all.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Val, our hearts ache for you and your girls. I know what a wonderful husband, father and person John was – there are no words that fully capture the loss of this fine man. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers and we send you our sympathy and Love. May God bless you all and give you strength.
The Nygaard family
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Val, Aubrey, Jenna and family, I am at a loss for words. I am so saddened for you and your loss. I will continually remember you in my prayers for peace and understanding. I love you.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
We are so deeply grieved for your loss and are praying for you.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
We are shocked and saddened. Val, Jenna, Aubrey you have our prayers and deepest sympathy. We will continued to hold you in our prayers.

louis "Barry" Watson and Cindi Watson
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Val,
When I first heard of this, I could not believe it. He was a great guy, role model to the kids, and still he showed that you can still enjoy things like his bike ride. He will be missed.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
You are in our prayers
Saturday, November 17, 2012
We are so fortunate to have known John. What a blessing his life was to so many. Our heartfelt prayers and love to each of you in your grief and loss of this marvelous man, husband, father, son, and friend.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
My prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry I will be unable to attend due to travel, however Don will represent the Jones. Love, comfort, and peace.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Dear Val, my heart is so heavy for your loss and I want to find that light that I know is there and share it with you. Sometimes it's harder to give thanks in all circumstances, but I do thank God for you and your family. I know that John is Home and he is with our Savior. My prayers are with you and your family.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
We love you, Val. Your family is heavy on our hearts.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Val, my heart aches for you and your family. I wish I could be there but know that I am remembering your wonderful John.God be with you and your family.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Valerie, Aubrey, and Jenna, I am so sorry for your loss. You have my love, my prayers, and my deepest sympathy.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Val, as you have often counseled me, when there are no words, continue to look to God for he knows and understands what's in our hearts. My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Feel our loving embrace. Lord, hear our prayers.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
What a fine man God has called home early! The obituary mentions lots of family that he leaves behind, but I want to include the additional loving family of Covenant United Methodist Church. He will be greatly missed, but remembered with enjoyable thoughts. May God bless John in his new home, and be gracious unto those he left behind.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
All of CUMC is heartbroken by your loss.God will hold you in His arms. Louise Biel
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Val,
We've been praying for you and your family. We are sure that you must still be in shock. Our hearts go out to all of you. The Lord showed me two Psalms this morning for you. Psalm 3:3-4 and Psalm 77. May God be the lifter of your head.
We are with you in your grief.
In His Love and grace,
Dan & Dana Jones
Saturday, November 17, 2012
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Janette Ambuhl
Saturday, November 17, 2012
We were so shocked and saddened by the untimely passing of John. You and your family will be in our hearts and prayers as you get through these difficult times. Preston and Pat Sistrunk
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Val, Aubrey, and Jenna, we are holding you in our hearts and continually lifting you up in prayer.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Val, you and your family are held gently in our hearts. Please receive our deepest prayers of love and sympathy.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
We were so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
We are shocked and saddened. Val and family, you have our prayers and deepest sympathy.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Valerie, Jenna, Aubrey. You are in our hearts.

JIll, Bill, Alyssa, Lindsey Mayfield
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