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EL DORADO TIMES, 14 March 2000
Obituary of BILL L. SANDERS
Bill L. Sanders, 64, of Topeka, died Sunday, March 12, 2000 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Topeka. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 14, at the church.

He was born Oct. 10, 1935, in Lawrence, to Fred C. and Dora L. Griffith Sanders. He grew up in Lawrence, attending Lawrence Public Schools and was a 1953 graduate of Liberty Memorial High School. He attended Pittsburg State Teacher's College and University of Kansas as a business administration major.

He married Virginia R. Fleer in June of 1956 in Lawrence. She survives.

He had a career in typesetting and printing. He worked for other printing houses before owning his own company, Topeka Typeshop and later Sanders Photocomposition. He was a member of Oil Savior's Lutheran Church and past president of the Topeka Printing House Craftsman Association. 

After his retirement he was able to devote more time to music. He was a member of the Topeka Polka Band, the KU Alumni Band, and the New Dimensions.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Badwey of El Dorado and Marie King of Lincoln, Neb.; one son, John C. Sanders of Topeka; and eight grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Diabetes Association or Our Savior's Lutheran Church. These may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary in 
Lawrence.
Transcribed and Contributed by Jan Reading


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