Nonda “Sue” Sanders

CENTRALIA — Nonda “Sue” Sanders, 70, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Sue was born October 8, 1949, the daughter of Henry and Helen (Henning) Saddler. She married John Sanders on March 1, 1969, and he survives her in Centralia.

In addition to her husband John Sanders of 51 years, Sue is survived by her stepmother: Irene Saddler; four children: David Sanders of Centralia, Tammy Sanders of Odin, Karen Garren and husband Jeff of Centralia, and Shawn Sanders and wife Amy of Centralia; eleven grandchildren: Daniel Hampsten-Fortner and husband Steve, Haley Sanders, Jonathan Sanders, Nathaniel Sanders, Tyler Sanders and wife Amber, Skylar Sanders, Jacob Sanders, Ethaniel Sanders, Lucas Sanders, Kaitlyn Garren, and Hayden Garren; four great-grandchildren: Payton Brake, Keyton Sanders, Tyler Dailey, and Ayden Dailey; one great-grandson on the way; and one four-legged companion: Angel (Smutley) Sanders.

Sue was preceded in death by her parents: Henry and Helen Saddler and one daughter-in-law: Crystal Sanders.
Sue was of the Methodist Faith. In her younger years, Sue enjoyed camping and fishing. She loved spending time with her family and grandkids.

Per Sue’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and a private Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date with burial to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Diabetes Association and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Sanders family.

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