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Sandra Downs Ward Obituary
1938 ~ 2013
Sandra died peacefully on August 1, 2013. She was born in Lehi, Utah to George T. Downs and Reva Myrle Fox Downs. She attended school in Lehi and graduated from Lehi High School in 1956. After graduation she served an LDS Mission to Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Married Robert H. Ganten later divorced. They were blessed with one daughter, Michelle.
Sandra was a wonderful person with many close friends. She endured many years of pain, the result of several strokes. However, she was determined to have a full life and resisted her physical limits with her strength of character. Sandra, a very giving, loving, and dedicated mother and grandmother loved her family with all her heart. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved attending the Temple as her health would permit. She loved her Extraction calling in the church and served for 20+ yrs. She loved her Heavenly Father and endured faithfully, patiently waiting for him to take her home.
Survived by her daughter: Michelle Ganten Christensen (Chad), two granddaughters: Kazmine Danika and Kitahna Myrle and sister Irene Hardman (Claire).
Funeral Services will be held Monday August 5, 2013; 12:00 noon at the Taylorsville 8th Ward, 1495 W. Tamarack Road where friends and family may call Sunday August 4, from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services.
The family is grateful for the compassionate care given by Harmony HH, Avalon Care West and Bristol Hospice. Directors Independent Funeral Service.

Published in Deseret News on Aug. 3, 2013
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