June E. Sanders

June Elizabeth Sanders

90, Indianapolis, formerly of Greencastle, and Green Valley, Arizona, passed away June 18, 2013. She was born January 17, 1923, in Ann Arbor, MI, the daughter of the late George and Hazel (Woodward) Sandenburgh. She attended Western College for Women and the University of Michigan. She remained an avid University of Michigan football and basketball fan for the rest of her life. She married Colonel (Retired) Frederick Armstrong Sanders on May 25, 1943. He preceded her in death March 30, 2009. During her husband's Air Force career, June enjoyed living in numerous places in the United States as well as Japan and Germany. While in Japan, June had a career as a professional model.

June was an active community volunteer and was a member of Alpha Phi, PEO, and Tri Kappa. She loved creating oriental rugs and knitting; was an excellent cook and entertainer, and she enjoyed playing golf and bridge.

She is survived by two daughters, Sharon Sanders (James) Gammon, Greencastle; Susan Sanders (Michael) Harmless, Greencastle; three grandchildren, Heather (Bart) Donegan, Indianapolis, Shannon (Greg) Rotvold, Indianapolis, Bradley Armstrong (April) Garner, Lebanon; and six great grandchildren, Samantha and Jakob Rotvold, Mackenzie, Madison, Molly, Meredith Garner.

The family will gather for a private memorial luncheon. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Caring Angel Program at the St. Vincent Foundation, 8402 Harcourt Road, Suite 210, Indianapolis, Indiana 46260 or http://www.give.stvincent.org. Arrangements were entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan - Broad Ripple.

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Flanner and Buchanan – Broad Ripple
1305 Broad Ripple Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46220

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on June 23, 2013