Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal, December 16, 1927
Calvin Jackson Sanders, son of Joseph Charles and Ellen Jackson Sanders, was born at Independence Kansas, on November 5th, 1888 and died of pneumonia in a hospital at Liberal, Kansas, December 14th, 1927; age 39 years, 1 month and 9 days At the age of 4 he moved with his parents to Indiana, where he made his home almost all of the time since. He was married to Eva J. Sowers, only daughter of John M. and Ella Sowers, at Hanford, California, April 9th, 1913, and to this union were born three children: Edward LaVerne, age 11; Evelyn Vivian, age 9 and J. Eugene, age 17; all of whom survive him. Calvin joined the Masonic Lodge at Kingman at the age of 21 and was active in his membership, having on three different occasions been elected Master of the Lodge. He had taken work in some of the higher degrees and at the time of his death was a member of the tenth degree or Super Excellent Master. He became a member of the United Brethern Church at Kingman in 1924, under the pastorate of Rev. Lashbrook, and during the Evangelistic Services conducted by Rev. Champion, and as in all things else he took an active part in church affairs; attending church services and Sunday School as regularly as possible. He has served as President of the Town of Kingman, and also as President of the local Commercial Club. He has been ailing in health for the past twelve years, and had to leave this part of the conntry two or three different times on account of his health, having at one time been confined to the Woodman Sanitarium at Woodman, Colorado. Calvin was an honest, upright and forward-looking citizen of the community in which he lived; always striving for the better things, and was beloved of his fellowmen. He was ever charit……..
Card Of Thanks We wish to express our sincere thanks and deep appreciation, for the kindness and sympathy shown us, by our neighbors and friends, F. & A.M. lodge, O. E. S., Ladies Aid, the singers, Rev. Sherrill for his consoling message, for the beautiful floral offerings; and to all who assisted in any way during our recent sorrow. Mrs. C. J. Sanders and Children – jlr