Loving wife and mother, Elizabeth Ann Sagers (38) of Kearns, Utah, passed away at home on February 1, 2019 after a 14 month battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Elizabeth was born in Ogden, Utah to Claude and Brenda Mecham on April 26, 1980. She graduated from Snow College and Westminster College with degrees in nursing. Her faith in Jesus Christ was a core part of her life. She served in the Guatemala City South LDS mission from 2002 - 2004 where she became the mission nurse. On June 29, 2007, she married Stephen Sagers in the Salt Lake Temple. She worked as a registered nurse at Cottonwood Hospital & Intermountain Medical Center for over 15 years tending to oncology & medical patients.

While living in Fountain Green, Utah she had the opportunity to participate multiple times in the Manti Mormon Miracle Pageant. She enjoyed traveling and visited many faraway places like Israel, Guatemala, Switzerland, Argentina and many places in the US. Spending time with nature and her family made her happy. She enjoyed working with the Primary and Cub Scouts.

Elizabeth is survived by her husband Stephen, daughter Megan, brothers and sisters: Carolyn Matthews (Jacob), Jacqueline Jenson (Jacob), Michelle Hutchinson (Scott), Jacob Mecham (Rebecca), David Mecham, Mary Christensen (Keith), and her parents Claude and Brenda Mecham.

Elizabeth’s family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to all those who supported and loved her throughout her life and especially during her cancer battle; of special note the amazing doctors and nurses (many of whom were her former co-workers) who helped to take care of her during her final weeks.

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Services

Viewing

Thursday, Feb. 07, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Kearns Utah West Stake Center
6175 West Borax Avenue
Kearns, UT 84118

Viewing

Friday, Feb. 08, 2019 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Kearns Utah West Stake Center
6175 West Borax Avenue
Kearns, UT 84118

Funeral Service

Friday, Feb. 08, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kearns Utah West Stake Center
6175 West Borax Avenue
Kearns, UT 84118

Burial

Friday, Feb. 08, 2019 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Wasatch Lawn Cemetery
3401 S Highland Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Services Handled By

Wasatch Lawn Memorial
3401 Highland Dr
Salt Lake City, UT

Life Story Info

Author

Stephen Sagers

Post Date

Feb 03, 2019

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Personal Info

Born

Ogden, Utah, United States

Died

Kearns, Utah, United States

Cause of Death

Cancer

Age

38

Gender

Female

Religion and Beliefs

Latter-day Saint

Occupation

Nursing

Worked For

  • Intermountain Healthcare

Education

  • Associate's
    Snow College
  • Bachelor's
    Westminster College
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Guestbook

I am so sorry for your loss. I always thought Liz was such a kind and patient person and I appreciated knowing her. Our prayers are with you and Megan.

Haley Binggeli , West Valley City, UT, US Feb 06, 2019

Dear Stephen, We are soo sad for you and Megan. We know it's been a long 14 month battle for you and Liz, and we know Heavenly Father has sent his comforting angels to be with you and your sweet family. We hope you can find comfort in all your sweet memories, and knowing Liz is safe, and happy, and visiting with loved ones and friends on the other side. Our thoughts and many prayers are with you.

Love, Cliff & Paula Sweet

Cliff & Paula Sweet , Taylorsville, UT, US Feb 06, 2019

So sorry for your loss, Stephen. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Kerry Bayles , Kearns, UT, US Feb 05, 2019

I am the daughter of Jon Z Thompson, a Nephew to Blanch. We would just like to send our condolences and our love to your sweet family.

Kris Udy , Tremonton, UT, US Feb 04, 2019

Stephen, my thoughts are with you.

Derek Felli , West Jordan, UT, US Feb 04, 2019

We are so sorry for the loss of your sweet wife Stephen. We pray that you will find peace and comfort as well as the recollection of sweet memories in the days ahead.

Our love and deepest sympathy.

Gene and Karen Phillips ❤️

Gene and Karen Phillips , Taylorsville, UT, US Feb 03, 2019

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