Walter Sander

Tuesday, June 4, 2002

SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Walter W. Sander, 92, of Scott City died Sunday, June 2, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Nov. 6, 1909, at Illmo, Mo., son of John M. and Elizabeth Held Sander. He and Sarah Katherine Rees were married June 6, 1944. She died Aug. 8, 1976.

Sander was a carpenter and had worked at various firms in Scott City and Cape Girardeau. He was a lifelong member of Eisleben Lutheran Church.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.

Survivors include a son, William Sander of Scott City; a daughter, Barbara Burrus of Cape Girardeau; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at Eisleben Lutheran Church after 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. at the church, with the Rev. Robert Azlinger officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.