Daniel C. Sanders, age 68 of Vandalia, passed away at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia, Illinois on Monday, October 31, 2016.
Mr. Sanders was born in Potosi, Missouri, on December 24, 1947, a son of Cecil and Opal (Rodgers) Sanders. He married Judith Briley on July 21, 1979, and she preceded him in death on November 11, 2010. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a sister – Edith Edwards.
Daniel is survived by his daughter – Danielle Sanders and fiancé Billi Bunch of Carlyle; 4 grandchildren – Kailee, Tessa, Electra, and Lexi Sanders; 2 sisters – Wilma Tate of House Springs, Missouri, and Linda Donnilie of Arnold, Missouri; his cousin and best friend – Don Sanders of Vandalia; and many nieces and nephews.
Daniel was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Pocahontas, and he worked at the Chase Park Plaza hotel in St. Louis and at Goodwill Industries. He enjoyed coloring and paint by number, and loved listening to Elvis music.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, November 4, 2016, at Zieren Funeral Home in Carlyle with Rev. Dave Trover, officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday morning from 9:00 – 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations are suggested to the family, and will be received at Zieren Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.zierenfuneralhome.com.