SANDERS, Walter P. - 1969 - Fountain County INGenWeb Project

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SANDERS, Walter P. - 1969


Source: Danville (Illinois) Commercial News March 15, 1969

ATTICA, Ind. – Walter P. Sanders, 86, former resident of Winthrop, in Warren County, died at 6:55 p.m. Friday (March 14, 1969) in Williamsport Community Hospital where he had been a patient since Wednesday. He had resided at the Alward Nursing Home for the past ten years. Born in Renssalaer, Ind., Aug. 28, 1882, he was the son of Gene and Sarah Hyder Sanders. The family moved to this area when he was a small boy and he had been a resident of Fountain and Warren counties most of his life. He was married Nov. 24, 1906, in Williamsport to Minnie Beach, who died in 1958. He was employed as a laborer on various farms and also for the railroad. Survivors include three sons, James of Covington Route 3, Carroll of Vallejo, Calif., and Charles of Yeddo; three daughters. Mrs. Ruby Stembaugh of Yeddo, Mrs. Mildred Smalley of Attica and Mrs. Mae Brandenburg; 33 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the DeSutter Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Warren County Bethel Cemetery near Winthrop. Friends will be received after 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.   -– jlr

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