John Wesley Sanger

June 9, 1952 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 68)


John Wesley Sanger, of Henderson, Colorado, joined God’s graces on January 3rd, of 2021.

John was born June 9th, of 1952 in Denver, Colorado. He was raised by his mother, Shirley Maxine Keister, and father, Clarence J. Sanger.  John graduated from Denver North High School on June 2nd, of 1970. Additionally, he also earned a welding certificate from Adams County on April 5th, of 1978.

He was a very loving man. John was a dedicated mechanic. John had worked to provide for his family.

He was married to, the lovely, Joan Sanger on August 1st, of 2003. Their love was unconditional; their partnership was a long-lasting 21 years.

John enjoyed spending quality with his family, he also loved ice fishing, football, baseball, singing, dancing, camping, and being near his loved ones including his dog Mocha.

John is survived by his family to include sister, Patricia, and her husband, Hal, alongside their children and grandchildren. He is honored by four daughters and their spouses: Dia (Darryl), Una (Danielle), Lea (Marcus), and Rachael; two sons: Sean (Malinda) and Marshal; and an outstanding seven grandchildren: Austin (Jasmine), Jordan, Janeya, Ayden, Marshal Jr., Ava, Liam, and Krystal. He also had two great grandchildren, Aaliyah and Aryanna Duran.  John is preceded in death by his mother, Shirley; sister, Sandy; and father, Clarence.  He will be missed dearly and loved forever. 

Rosary will be recited beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 with Funeral Services immediately following at 11:00 a.m., at Tabor Funeral Home Chapel, 75 South 13th Avenue, in Brighton, Colorado 80601.  Services conclude at the funeral home.  Interment will take place at a later date at Hillside Cemetery, in Fort Lupton, Colorado.

Due to Covid Restrictions, Funeral Services are limited in numbers; however, you can view the funeral live by clicking on the link (Click here to Access Live Video) at the bottom of this obituary starting at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.


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Recitation of the Rosary
January 12, 2021

10:30 AM
Tabor Funeral Services (Colorado)

Video is available for this event

Funeral Service
January 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Tabor Funeral Services (Colorado)

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