Galen Elmer Sandborn Sr.

October 02, 1935
- January 02, 2003

BREWER AND LANGRANGE - Galen Elmer Sanborn Sr., 67, of Brewer and Lagrange, died Jan. 2, 2003, at his home in Brewer. He was born Oct. 2, 1935, in Milford, the son of Elmer Ellsworth and Wynona Verle (Treadwell) Sanborn. Galen was a member of the Lagrange Volunteer Fire Dept. for more than 30 years and served as chief of the department for several years. He retired from the State of Maine D.O.T. after approximately 10 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Shirley Jean (Sumner) Sanborn of Brewer; five sons, Galen Jr. and his partner, Mary Miegs, of Cleveland, N.C., David and his partner, Louise Kexel, of Ledyard, Conn., Keith and Gloria of Alamogordo, N.M., Scott of Brewer and Mark of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; two sisters, Jackie Cram and her husband, John, of Saco, and Cheryl Damien and her husband, William, of Greenbush; five brothers, Elmer Ellsworth Jr. of Hammond, La., Glenn and his wife, Mary, of Franklin, N.H., Harry and his wife, Laura, of Alton, Carleton and his wife, Doreen, and Chellis and his wife, Neddine, all of Old Town; six grandchildren, Matthew, Amanda, Joshua, Lara and Jennifer Sanborn and Nicole Miegs. His parents, one brother, Bruce Sanborn; and one sister, Constance LeGasse predeceased him. Burial at Hilltop Cemetery, Lagrange will be later in the spring. Arrangements by Kiley Funeral Home, 69 State St., Brewer.


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