Michael A. Sanders Jr.(1966 - 2012)

Sanders, Jr., Michael A. Michael A. Sanders, Jr., beloved son of Mike Sanders and the late Lucia Nettle Sanders, Dallas, Texas, was killed April 8, 2012 in Denver, Colorado by a motorist while jogging. Born December 16, 1966 in Dallas, Mike attended Highland Park schools, graduating from New Mexico Military Academy and Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado. An avid skier, mountain climber and all around outdoorsman. Mike joined the US Army at the age of 40 and served with distinction for four years. In addition to his father, he is survived by brothers Todd Sanders and wife Joy, Paul Sanders and wife Jenna; sister Gwen Katz and husband Greg, step-brothers Darren Blanton and wife Julie and Brett Blanton and wife Cheryl, and fourteen nieces and nephews and several aunts and uncles. He is also survived by special friend and former wife, Kirsten Sanders. A memorial service will be held at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Wynne Chapel at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 13. In lieu of flowers memorials in Lucia's honor may go to the National MS Society.

Published in Dallas Morning News from Apr. 12 to Apr. 13, 2012