|Alberta ‘Bert’ F. Sanders|
|Friday, June 21, 2013 11:52 PM|
April 4, 1933-June 20, 2013
Alberta “Bert” F. Sanders, 80, of Delphos, passed away on Thursday morning at St. Rita’s Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on April 4, 1933, in Lima to Albert and Leona (Gulker) Laudick, who preceded her in death.
On July 1, 1953, she married Mike Sanders, who preceded her in death on Nov. 22, 2010.
She is survived by a daughter, Sherry (Patrick M.) Patton of Delphos; two grandchildren, Tricia Patton of Delphos and Ryan Patton of Concord, N.C.; a great-granddaughter, Madison; a sister, Norma MacDonald of Seattle, Wash.; a sister-in-law, Marvel Laudick; and two brothers-in-law, James Lauer and Jack Mueller.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Lauer and Margaret Mueller; and two brothers, William and Robert Laudick.
Alberta was a devoted homemaker, loving mother and grandmother and grammy. She graduated from St. John’s High School in 1951. She was an avid fan of St. John’s athletics and NASCAR. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and the Delphos Eagles Auxiliary Aerie 471.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Daniel Borgelt officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Strayer Funeral Home, 1840 E. Fifth St., Delphos, where a Parish Wake Service will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John’s Athletic Department or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be shared at www.strayerfuneralhome.com