Obituary for Susan Marie Sanders

May 19, 2018


Susan Marie Sanders, age 63, passed away on May 17, 2018. She was born on March 20, 1955 the daughter of Ernest and Betty (Davidson) Thelen. Susan graduated from St. Patrick High School in 1973, she loved watching sports, playing cards, traveling and going to the movies. Susan deeply loved her family especially her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, David Thelen and her husband, Art Sanders. Surviving are her sons Mitchell (Pam) Jones, Jr. and Tory (Casey Miller) Jones; grandchildren Ashlyn Jones; Aihsley, Braden and Raeghan Jones; sister and best friend, Mary Ann (Gary) Gardner; brothers Charles “Lucky” (Sandee) Thelen and Richard Thelen; special friend, Stan Walker; several nieces and nephews and cousins. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Darrel Kempf at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Portland. Rite of Committal will follow at Portland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the Lehman Funeral Home, 210 E. Bridge St., Portland. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to the Fr. Flohe Foundation in memory of Susan. Online condolences may be made to

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