Obituary- Martha A. Sanders
Services for Martha A. Sanders, 96, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Inurnment will be in Riverside Cemetery in Ladysmith, Wis., at a later date.
Mrs. Sanders died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born Sept. 1, 1911, in Monticello, Ill., the daughter of Charles M. and Jennie Alice Trimby Bechett. She was a resident of Eudora since 1962.
Mrs. Sanders worked as a cook before she retired from Kansas University in 1976.
She married Roy Sanders in September 1933 in Wisconsin. He died in 1999.
Mrs. Sanders was also preceded in death by a son.
Survivors include four daughters, Delores Ann Tucker, Terre Haute, Ind., Gail L. Wharton, Eudora, Donna L. Schultz, Lawrence, and Dorthy Alexander, Ellijay, Ga.; two sons, Keith, Wisconsin, and Larry, Eudora; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.
The family suggests memorials to the Visiting Nurses Association, sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent at www.warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Sanders.