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Flora E. "Flo" Sanders

1924 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Flora E. "Flo" Sanders Obituary
Flora E. "Flo" (Austin) Sanders, 89, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. Born December 24, 1924 in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Nathan and Emma (Elam) Austin. Her marriage was to Edgar R. Sanders on March 11, 1944 in Whitesburg, KY and he survives. Flo had been a cook at various restaurants in Lafayette, Otterbein, Kentucky, and Arizona and she was known for her pies and her cooking. She was a member of the Wisdom Faith Church and the Order of the Eastern Star in Hebron, IN where she was a Past Worthy Matron and had served in various capacities.

Surviving with her husband, Edgar, are their children, Nathan H. Sanders (wife, Tammy) of West Lafayette, Emma L. "Lucy" Wright of Hinesville, GA, Noralene Wyngarden (husband, Daniel) of Lafayette, Flora Ellen Roudebush (husband, Ronald) of Ridgely, TN, and Ricky Sanders (wife, Melissa) Knox, IN, one sister, Georgia Villalobus (husband, Carl) of Gary, IN, two brothers, Giles Austin, Sr. of Cromona, KY and Roscoe Austin (wife, Mary) of Gary, IN. Flo is also survived by 24 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Raymond Sanders and seven brothers and sisters.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday until the 10 a.m. service Tuesday at Simplicity Funeral Care with her son, Nathan Sanders officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the . Simplicity Funeral Care entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at

Published in the Journal & Courier from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2014
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