The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

February 6, 2013

Norman Earl Sanders


WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Norman Earl Sanders, 76, of Winter Haven, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013, at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Tampa, Fla.

Norm was born Aug. 16, 1936, to Truman and Mildred (Simons) Sanders in Carroll County, Ind.

Norman is survived by his wife, Mary Rita (Corbin) Sanders; a daughter, Kelly (Sanders) Allhands of Burlington, Ky.; a stepson, Matthew Yount of Danville; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife Janice (Yount) Sanders, of Danville.

Norman served his country with honor until 1962. He worked at Sears Roebuck & Co. until retiring.

He lived in Florida and enjoyed fishing. He was an avid ham radio operator with the call letters W9FNK and loved dogs.

His remains will be interred at the Danville National Cemetery in Danville, Ill.

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