Wednesday 21st October 2020

Don Sanders, 85, of Marshall, died Monday, September 14, 2020.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 18, at Calvary Baptist Church in Marshall with burial following at Ridge Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the church.  Memorials are suggested to Calvary Baptist Church in Marshall or First Baptist Church in Bridgeview, IL.  An online guestbook is available at

In addition to his wife, Mary; he is survived by one daughter, Norma Root (Doug) of Marshall, MO; four grandchildren:  Hannah Skinner (Adam), Sarah Root, Leah Root and Silas Root; one brother, Dick Sanders of New Jersey; one sister, Alene Swadley of Cassville, MO; as well as other extended family members.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, Fred A. Sanders and Hazel Carr Sanders Overton; one daughter, Janice Ann Sanders; and five siblings: Leon Sanders, Joreen Skelton, Virgil Sanders, Eldon Sanders and Karolyn Cowherd.