Leota S. (Lee) Sanders, 76, of Marshall, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall, with Fr. Kevin Gormley officiating. Prayer service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall with visitation following from 7 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church or Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Jan. 25, 1936, in Quincy, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Leo Hildebrand and Sylvia Ridder Hildebrand. She was a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Quincy. On Feb. 23, 1957, she married Joseph Sanders who survives of the home. She had lived in Marshall since 1978, moving from Quincy, and was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and its Altar & Rosary Society. She worked at Sturhahn Jewelers in Quincy, Esser & Sturhahn Jewelers in Marshall, retiring from Missouri Valley Physicians in Marshall. She was a member of Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, American Business Women's Association and Red Hatters Society. She loved to play bridge and bingo.
In addition to her husband, survivors include one daughter, Teresa Callahan and her husband, Tony, of Kennebec, S.D.; four grandchildren, Aaron, Lindsay and Meghan Callahan and Quinten Failor; one sister, Delores Obert of Quincy; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Janet L. Failor; two brothers, James Hildebrand and LeRoy Hildebrand; and three sisters, Bonnie Middendorf, Julie Hildebrand and Virginia Dietrich.
Additional information provided per family recompense.