George "Buddy" Franklin Sanders
The Man, the Myth, the Legend, George "Buddy" Franklin Sanders was born on January 5, 1931 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to the union of Henderson "Henry" and MattieGeorge. George entered into eternal life on July 16, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. George was united in marriage to Beverly (nee Lecher) on March 27, 1952. George was preceded in death by his wife Beverly, son Bryan and daughter Nicole. He is survived by his children, Kim (Rolando) Abagat, Scott, Jill and Kellarease; grandchildren, Aja and Jayson Best, Bryan "Nick", Chédin, and great-granddaughter, Giuliana "Gigi" Campbell, sister, Barbara Howze, Roberta H. Sanders (mother of Kellarease and Nicole) long time friend, roommate and wonderful caregiver, Carol Hase; and a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.
A Memorial Celebration of George's life will be held on Thursday July 22, 2021 from 11 AM until time of Service at 1 PM at the Funeral Home. The family extends their sincere appreciation for the love shown during the passing of our patriarch. In lieu of flowers, please give to your favorite charity
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Published by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Jul. 19 to Jul. 21, 2021.