Sanderson, age 94, of Lexington, NE formerly of Arapahoe, NE died Tuesday, December 21, 2004
at Tri-County Area
Hospital, Lexington, NE.
She was born in Franklin, Nebraska on October 11, 1910 to George &
Hattie (Chitwood) Carpenter.
attended school in Franklin before moving to Edison where she graduated from high school. She then
attended the La Du Beauty Academy in Kansas City,
Missouri and was one of the first licensee’s
in the State of Nebraska
for Beauticians. She operated a beauty shop in Arapahoe before her marriage to Merlin
Sanderson in 1936.
living in California during World War II, they
moved back to Oxford, NE to work with his family on the farm.
After her husband Merlin passed away in 1975, she moved to Arapahoe for a
number of years before moving to Lexington
to be closer to her family.
She was a
member of the PEO in Arapahoe, NE and the First
Church in Oxford, & later Arapahoe.
preceded in death by her parents, husband, Granddaughter Brenda Casteel, 11
brothers & sisters.
She is survived
by her Son: Newel & wife Diana Sanderson of Lexington, NE
Daughter: Sandra & husband
Bruce Swan of Weston, Connecticut
visitation is Sunday, December 26, 2004 from 1 PM till 9 PM at Wenburg Funeral
Home, in Arapahoe, NE and prior to the service at the church. Funeral services
will be Monday, December 27, at 1:30 PM at the First United Methodist Church of
Arapahoe, NE with Rev. Onamae Waddel and Pastor Lana Dake, officiating. Burial
is at the Oxford Cemetery,
Oxford, NE. Wenburg
Funeral Home, of Arapahoe, NE which is in charge of the arrangements.