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“Our hearts and prayers are with the family today. May God give you comfort. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Gene and Nancy Wilson - Vassar, MI

“To My loving daddy God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be so he put his arms around you and whispered, "Come to Me" With tearful...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Betty Jo (Sanders ) Koski - MI

“Daddy I miss you so much and i love you more the words and say . i wish you was still here with all of us mom miss you . Dad I enjoyed all the...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Betty Jo - leonard, MI - daughter

“Diane, Betty Jo. Tricia Ann. Richard and Tammy I am so very sorry for the loss of your husband and dad. He was an amazing person and will be truly...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Sara Griffin - Beech Grove, AR

“I couldn't ask for a more love careing daddy. I was and always will be a daddies girl. I will miss our care bear hugs and kisses that we made up and...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Tammy Barton - Otter Lake, MI

“Uncle Dick, I have always enjoyed when you guys came to visit. Lots of great memories.. We love and will miss you.. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Jackie Hancock - MS - Neice

“Too many (great) memories. Not enough time or space. More than anything its a rare occasion to meet someone who freely gives his time and love like...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Kay - cass city, MI

“I have lots of good memories of summers we spent with y'all at the lake and just hanging out. R I P you will be truly missed. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Trina Cole - Paragould, AR

“Rest in peace. Go forth and prepare your heavenly home for the loved ones that will join you someday. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Joseph Lenderman - Paragould, AR

“you were my life you gave me you and a good life and four wonderful kids and lots and lots of memorys I love and miss you ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Patricia Diane Sanders - Vassar, MI

“I love you always and forever. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa Scott - West Branch, MI

“I love you and will miss you Uncle Dick. You were a great example of what an Uncle should look like. I know you're having a wonderful time in Heaven...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa Scott - West Branch, MI

“Although we didn't spend alot of time together, Dick always seemed to be a quiet but strong man. I do know he made a great father and husband...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Barton - Millington, MI


Dick Sanders, age 63 years, passed away January 20, 2015 at Covenant HealthCare-Cooper. He was born in Flint, MI on December 20, 1951 to the late Raymond W. and Elsie May (Summerfield) Sanders. He married, the former Patricia Diane Poore, on September 21, 1971 and she survives him along with 4 children: Betty Jo (Axel) Koski, Patricia Ann (Chris) Wilson, Richard (Julie) Sanders and Tammy (Mark) Barton, 9 grandchildren, 2 brothers: Robert (Jessie) Sanders and David (Suzanne) Sanders, a sister Elsie Sanders and a sister-in-law, Ruby Sanders. He was preceded in death by a brother Lawrence Sanders and a sister Barbara Sanders.

Funeral service will be Monday, January 26, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Penzien-Steele Funeral Home, 149 N. Main St., Vassar, MI with Pastor Herb Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Millington Twp. Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Monday from 10 a.m. until time of service.