Evelyn Sanders


Evelyn June Sanders, 88, of Defiance, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.

She was born on August 26, 1924, to Nelson and Elizabeth (Hathaway) Brewer in Erie, Pa. She married Everett Sanders on April 22, 1950, and he passed away on December 14, 1996.

Evelyn is survived by a daughter, Dawn (Kenneth) Godeke of Antwerp, Ohio; and grandchildren, Alexis Godeke of Rapid City, S.D., and Jasper and Jerett Godeke of Antwerp, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Everett Sanders; daughter, Sharon Sanders; brother, William Brewer; and sisters, Eudora Gibbs and Jane Belcher.

Evelyn was a homemaker.

A graveside service will held on Monday, November 12, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. at Glen Eden Cemetery, Livonia, Mich., with Rev. Gregg Sanders officiating. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2012, at Hanenkrath-Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, Ohio.

Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences can be given at www.HCSFuneralHome.com.

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