Memorial services for Howard Earl Sanford, 86, Lecompton will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Lecompton United Methodist Church. Private family burial will be at a later date at Maple Grove Cemetery. Earl passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at his home.
Earl was born June 26, 1929 in Lecompton, KS the son of Howard W. and Sarah W. (Morris) Sanford
He was a life-long resident of Lecompton. He was a member of the Lecompton United Methodist Church. He was the Lecompton Mayor for 12 years and started the Lecompton Fire Department and began the annual Lecompton picnic.
He was a jober salesman for Pippert’s Auto Parts Company from 1951 until he retired in 1985.
He married Frances E. Robertson April 4, 1952 in Topeka, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Howard C. Sanford, Lincoln, NE, Bret A. Sanford, Lecompton; one daughter, Mary Jane McPherson, Lawrence; and four grandchildren.
If, by chance, you wish to remember me, do it with a kind deed or word to someone who is in need.