Thursday, December 20th, 2007
Emma J. Sanders, 95, of North Hamilton Street, Minster, died at 9:25 p.m. Dec. 18, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster.
She was born Jan. 6, 1912, in Fort Loramie, to Henry C. and Catherine Eilerman Boerger. On Nov. 22, 1934, she married Henry T. Sanders, who died in 1980.
Surviving are a son, Bob (Marlene), Hudson; two daughters, Pat (Don) Ruhenkamp, Fort Loramie, and Jeanne (Dan) Mescher, Osgood; two sisters, Helen, Cassella, and Esther Henschen, Sidney; two sisters-in-law, Emrita Boerger, Fort Loramie, and Dorothy Boerger, Greenville; 14 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Carl Sanders; three brothers, Ed, George and John Boerger; a sister, Frances Rethman; three brothers-in-law, Karl Rethman, Ted Sanders and Curtis Henschen; and a grandson.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and its St. Anns Ladies Sodality, Fort Loramie, and a past member of Walkup Country Club, Shelby County.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.