Michael Saunders, 55, of Kaysville, Utah, passed away on Oct. 25, 2013. He was born in Logan on Dec. 2, 1957, to Merlin Saunders and Venna Walker. He married Sherril Dawn Perry on Jan. 5, 1979, in Hyrum, and the marriage was later solemnized in the Logan Temple.
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Mike was reared and educated in Logan for the first 30 years of his life, where he met and married his sweetheart, Sherril. He has lived in Kaysville for the last 16 years and was an active member of the Barnes Park Ward.
Mike worked at Thiokol/ATK for most of his adult life. He loved designing and building anything. When anyone needed anything, he was the first one there. He enjoyed working in his yard and growing a garden to share with everyone! He was an avid hunter who loved the outdoors, but his greatest loves were his wife, his children and his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife and children, Anthony (Emily) Saunders, Jason Saunders, Misty Jensen, and 10 grandchildren: Natalyn, Ashton, Kianna, Keeli, Madie, Alexa, Logan, A.J. and Evan. Mike is also survived by his parents and siblings, Kurt (Alice) Saunders, Paul (Lorene) Saunders, and Sharon (Rod) Larsen; in-laws, Ivan and Sharren Perry; and many other brothers and sisters-in-law, and nieces and nephews whom he loved. He was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara, his grandparents, and his sweetheart grandma, Elsie Perry.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at in the Flint Street Chapel, 200 N. 1275 West, Kaysville. Friends may visit family from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the services, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary, 410 N. Main Street.
Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery.
Condolences may be shared at www.lindquistmortuary.com.
Published in Logan Herald Journal on Oct. 27, 2013