Lavan E. Sanders

Born: Tue., Nov. 9, 1926
Died: Fri., May 4, 2018


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., May 12, 2018
Location: First Lutheran Church

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Sat., May 12, 2018
Location: First Lutheran Church

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Lavan E. Sanders, age 91, of Clear Lake, WI died on May 4, 2018 at the Willow Ridge Care Center in Amery, WI.

Lavan Elizabeth Sanders was born on November 9, 1926  in Rosemount, MN the daughter of Frank & Gladys Schleh.  She grew up in the Rosemount-Apple Valley area and attended school there.  Lavan was married to Donald Sanders, on May 12, 1951 in St. Paul, MN.  Together they made their home there and raised  3 children, Lorraine, Norine, & Larry.  Lavan and Don later moved their family to Cottage Grove, MN and she worked for many years at the Fritzie Fresh Candy Company in Newport, MN.   In 1984, Lavan and Don came to Clear Lake, WI where she was an active member of the First Lutheran Church and the VFW Post 5828 Ladies Auxiliary.  In her spare time, Lavan enjoyed camping and crossword puzzles.  She also enjoyed traveling and spent her winters with Don in Texas.  She will be sorely missed by her family and friends.  

Lavan was preceded in death her husband, Donald Sanders;  her son, Larry Sanders; & parents, Frank & Gladys Schleh.

Survived By

Lorraine (Richard) Hillstead   -   Clear Lake, WI  
Norine (Todd) Packer  -  Eufaula, OK
Terry Bennett   -   Fredericksburg, VA

9 Grandchildren
Gary (Roberta) Bruce   -  Clear Lake, WI
Nicolle (Jerry) Emmert   -    Baldwin, WI
Alysia (Dan) Bohnsack  -   Detroit, MI
Sarah Hillstead   -   Clear Lake, WI
Jeremiah Packer  -   Stillwater, MN
Isaiah Packer  -   Roberts, WI
Stephaine Packer   -   Richmond Heights, OH
Zech Packer   -   Troy, MI
Alyce Packer  -  Chicago, IL

13 Great Grandchildren
Hayley, Andrew, Gavin, Roza, Lane, Ali,
Elijah, Preston, Emily, Amory, Michael, Teresa & Anna

Great, Great-Grandchildren

Nieces, Nephews, Family & Friends

Memorial Service at the First Lutheran Church in Clear Lake,  WI
on Saturday, May 12, 2018  at 11 A.M.

Visitation one hour before the service at the church on Saturday

Clergy  -  Pastor Bryan Anderson

Music -  Brian Wick

Honorary Casketbearers  -  The Grandchildren of Lavan Sanders

Interment at  Clear Lake Cemetery in Clear Lake, WI

Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home  in  Clear lake, WI handled the arrangements.

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