Ray Alan Sendker, 80, died March 18, 2013, at Martin Memorial Medical Center, Stuart. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and lived in Stuart for 35 years, coming from his birthplace. He graduated from The University of Buffalo with a degree in physical therapy. He was a captain serving in the Army Medical Corps. He received a degree in horticulture from The University of Florida in Gainesville in 1988. He owned and operated Ray's Landscaping from 1982 until his retirement in 2002. Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Susan Seifried-Sendker of Jensen Beach; daughter, Jessika Laing of Brockport, N.Y.; sons, Kevin and Richard of Tampa; and nine grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to The Hobe Sound Animal Protection League, 6452 S.W. Market St., Palm City, FL 34990. Services: A memorial celebration will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Martin Funeral Homes & Crematory/Stuart Chapel. A guest book is available at www.heavencalled.com.
Published in the TC Palm on Apr. 10, 2013