73 year old, Agnes Marie Sanders, of Wheatfield, passed away on November 17, 2014 at her home with her loving family around her.
On March 29, 1941, Agnes was born to John and Mary (Riedel) Gassner in Hammond, Indiana. She graduated from Hammond High School, and married the love of her life, Ora Sanders on July 24, 1965, in Lake County, Indiana. Agnes was a bookkeeper for many years at a bank.
Agnes is survived by her loving family: husband: Ora, children: Debbie (Rod) Wood, Terri (Paul) Conley, Jodie (J.R.) Evans, Tammy (Mike) Overby, grandchildren: Trisha (Ryan) Belstra, Amanda (Brad) Ball, Staci (Justin) Saltarski, Daryl Wood, Zachary & Haley Overby, Jillian (Rob) Sinclair, Tiffany & Adam Conley, 13 great-grandchildren, and brothers: Bob (Anna) Gassner, & David (Fran) Gassner.
Agnes was preceded in death by her parents: John & Mary, and one infant sister.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the DeMotte Christian Church. Services for Agnes will take place at the church at 6:00 p.m. with Pastors Dave Buche and David Snyder officiating.
Per Agnes’s wishes cremation will have taken place prior to these services.
Boersma Funeral Home, 90 East Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana is in charge of these arrangements.