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Dolores Sanders, 89, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at her home surrounded by her children who loved her very much.
Dolores was born April 12, 1924, and attended Reitz High School. She retired from Sears. She enjoyed gardening, bowling and helping others. Dolores' greatest joy in life was her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Orval Sanders; parents, Thomas and Mollie Hammer; brothers, Orvil, Thomas, and Ralph Hammer; and sister, Joan Tutsie.
Dolores is survived by her children and their spouses, James (Joyce) Sanders, Sandra (Herb) Durham, and Robert (Tina) Sanders; granddaughters, Suzy (Brad) Whitecotton, Sara and Laura Sanders; great-grandchildren, Lily Whitecotton and great-grandson, Harrison Whitecotton.
The family wishes to send special thanks to Dr. Anthony Stephens, Dr. Chip Walsh and all of the nurses and caregivers of VNA Plus Hospice. The family would also like to thank all of the friends and neighbors who helped and prayed for Dolores during these difficult times.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 20, 2013, at Alexander West Chapel officiated by Rev. Tony Payne with burial in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit, Sunday, May 19, 2013, from 2 until 6 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Evansville ARC, 615 W. Virginia St., Evansville, IN 47711 or the
Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.
Published in Courier Press on May 18, 2013