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Alice Elaine Sanden

March 6, 1938 — September 23, 2021

Elaine Iverson-Sanden
Monroe, Utah

Alice Elaine Done Iverson-Sanden passed away September 23, 2021 in Richfield, Utah. She was born March 6, 1938 in Sugarville, Utah to Harold “Boots” and Ruth Clark Done. She was raised in Sugarville on the family farm and had the best of the worlds playing with animals and tractors and jeeps.

Elaine graduated from Delta High School, class of 1956, and was always a Delta Rabbit.  She later attended LDS Business College.

Elaine had a few loves in her life that left their mark. Her high school and life time sweetheart, Frank Baker. She married Dell Ray Nielson, October 3, 1957; they remained close throughout the years. On December 15, 1961 she married William Dan “Bill” Iverson from Fillmore, where the east and west sides of Millard County crossed.  They settled in Sugarville and helped operate all three family farms and ranches. She helped operate her parents’ machinery shop, Done Equipment, and helped run her husband’s Dodge Dealership, Iverson Motors in Delta.

She had a daughter, Nellie, whom Bill and Grandma Ruth helped to raise.

She worked in the real estate industry in St. George and helped run the United Farm office. She also worked in Iverson Insurance agency ran by her husband.

Elaine had a different view on life and she did everything with her own special flair. She was one of a kind.

She married Ronald Sanden on February 15, 2002 in Hinckley, UT. She then pursued her new position as Nana to many.

She was a mother to many animals—you could only wish to be one of her dogs.

Survived by her husband Ronald, Monroe; mother, Ruth, Delta; daughter, Nellie (John) Mitchell, Fillmore; step-children: Kimberly Iverson Ireland Oliver, Las Vegas, NV; Mikell Jo Johnson, TX; Traci (Dan) Johnson, Syracuse; Gina (Randy) Meacham, Joseph; grandchildren: Shalimar Oliver (Morgan Blackwell), Las Vegas, NV; Shannelle (Rylan) Mitchell-Brazell, Hinckley; Celeste Greyhaven, Salt Lake City; Kylie Mooney, Fillmore; Chad Dotson, Parowan; Kade Quarnberg, Annabella; Alicia Quarnberg, Clinton;  Justin Meacham, Annabella; Mason Meacham, Joseph; Karson Meacham, Joseph; Katelyn Meacham, Joseph; great-grandchildren: Cache William Mitchell-Brazell, Leland Joe Mitchell-Brazell, Shevelle Alice Lynn Mitchell-Brazell, Shylie Mooney, Ryker Mooney, Kaylor Richardson, Kylie Quarnberg, Ricky Quarnberg, Capri Quarnberg. Also her sister, Virginia Stephenson Toquchi; nephews; Robert Stephensen, Michael (Heidi) Stephenson, Charles Duane Tuft, Alan Done Tuft. Special family: Richard and Kady Wade, Amanda Nielson (Kris) Stanworth.

Preceded in death by her father; infant brother., grandfather, Richard Clark; grandmother, Vivian Talbot Clark; husbands: DellRay Nielson, WD Bill Iverson; Grandchildren: William Kelly Iverson, Cheyanna McKay Dotson, Jesse William Iverson, Skyler Quarnberg.

A family gathering will be held to celebrate her life on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at John and Nellie’s house, 165 East 300 South in Fillmore, Utah.  Family and friends are invited to attend. Funeral directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at

May you enjoy your Jeep rides with your dog, Gertrude.

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Celebration of Life

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Mountain time)

Magleby Mortuary - Manti


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