Glenn Sand


(Dec. 8, 2008)

Glenn Sand, son of Lorna Sand Fry of Powell, died peacefully at his home in Moses Lake, Wash., Monday, Dec. 8.  He was 61.

Glenn was born Nov. 24, 1947, in Powell, the third of six sons of Lorna Grace (Rains) Sand and Elmer Sand. When Glenn was 6, the family moved to Soap Lake, Wash., where he grew up and graduated from high school in Ephrata, Wash., in 1966.

He was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam with the 362nd Tropospheric Scatter Signal Co.  He married Darlene Gossage in 1975, and they had three children: Sheri Kim, Brian and Joel.  He was a member of the IBEW and retired in 1992.

Survivors include his daughter, Sheri Leatham, sons Brian and Joel, and nine grandchildren and step-grandchildren, all of Washington; his mother, Lorna Fry of Powell; his brother, Lonnie Sand of Powell; brothers Jerry, Bob and Doug of Washington and brother Steve of California; many nieces, nephews, aunt, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene; and father, Elmer.

Cremation has taken place, and memorial services will be conducted April 8, 2009, at Kayser’s Chapel of Memories in Moses Lake, Wash., with Pastor Jody Bowser officiating.