Hazel June Grant Sandberg, 93, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 9, 2015 in her home surrounded by her family. Junie to most of her family and friends, loved making her 23 grandchildren feel welcome at their traditional Sunday afternoon visits with a full cookie jar and ice cream cones. Her walls filled with portraits, snapshots and photo albums attested to her devotion to her family.
A lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, she was called with her husband Carl to serve in the Mesa Arizona Temple for over 20 years. Her favorite assignment was welcoming and escorting the new brides.
She was born in Brigham City, Utah to Howard Eldredge Grant and Emily Hazel Howard on May 30, 1921. She is survived by her husband of 73 years, Hyrum Carl Sandberg, brother Joey H. Grant (La Kaye), daughter Connie Lee (Daniel). son Jaren G. Sandberg (Melinda), son Scott E. Sandberg (Faye), 23 grandchildren and 62 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Hyrum Carl Sandberg III (Barbara), parents and six siblings.
Viewing will be from 6-8 pm at Bunker’s Garden Chapel 33 N. Centennial Way. Funeral Services will be held at 10 am at the McDowell Chapel, 7752 E. McDowell, Mesa. Family viewing at 9 am. Internment at 12:00 at Mountain View Cemetery on 7900 East Main Street, Mesa, AZ.