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Regina A. Knicker Sanders

Illinois, USA
Death 1 Oct 2010 (aged 89)
Centralia, Marion County, Illinois, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 62714024 · View Source
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Regina A. Sanders, 89 of Centralia, Illinois passed away at 8:50 a.m. on Friday, October 1, 2010 in St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia. She was born on November 22, 1920 in Centralia, the daughter of Henry and Alma Stuehmeier Knicker. She married Howard Sanders on July 8, 1945 in Centralia and he passed away on August 25, 1980. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Elmer and Wilbur Knicker and a sister, Carolyn Knicker Scarbrough. Left to mourn her passing are two sons, David (Sharon) Sanders of Edgewater, Florida and Paul (Cindy) Sanders of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; four daughters, Mary Jane Jones of Evansville, Indiana, Rose Ann (Loren) Abernathy of Centralia, Diana (Larry) Brinkmann of Carlyle, Illinois, and Teena Sanders of Centralia; a step-son, Howard Dean Sanders and a step-daughter, Ruth Ann Phillips; a sister, Wilma Seyler of Jacksonville, Florida; and, 12 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Mrs. Sanders retired in 1988 from Hollywood Candy Factory and was a long time member of St. Peter United Church of Christ in Centralia.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 4, 2010 at the St. Peter United Church of Christ in Centralia with Rev. Orrin Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Funeral arrangements were handled by the Styninger Queen-Boggs Funeral Home in Centralia.

Edited from the original published obituary.


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