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     Lewis “Red” Sanders, age 74, of Lamar, passed away early Thursday morning, June 15, 2017, at his home.

     Lewis was born May 29, 1943, in Lead Hill, Arkansas, to Lewis Sr. and Almedia (Waggoner) Sanders.  He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Tom, Dewy, David, and Billy Joe Sanders.

     Lewis held a variety of jobs over the years.  He was especially well-known for the abundant produce and delicious jams and jellies he sold the local farmers market.

     On August 20, 1965, at Golden City, Missouri, Lewis married Martha Schroeder and she survives, of the home.  Also surviving are two daughters, Wendy Ahlberg, Lamar, and Lisa Sanders, Shawnee, Kansas; two brothers, Dean Sanders, Crane, Missouri and John Sanders, Joplin, Missouri; and three sisters, Rose Lee Westbay, Arkansas, Carolyn Wilson, Lamar, and Shirley Gibson of Indiana.

     A graveside funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 20th, at Dudenville Cemetery south of Golden City, Missouri.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to the Sanders family, in care of the funeral home.


#2 Catherine Wilson 2017-06-17 13:00
So sorry to hear about Uncle Red. Michael and I send our sympathy and our prayers to you and the girls.
#1 LamarSkip and Tina Felkner 2017-06-17 11:05
Martha, Wendy and Lisa

We are so sorry to read about Louis. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you during this difficult time. I have so many memories of all of you at Uncle Bruce's house. God Bless!

Skip and Tina Felkner

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