Martha Sanders

Martha Sanders

Martha Sanders, 83, of St. Joseph, Michigan passed away January 23, 2013 peacefully surrounded by her loving family.

A celebration of Life Service will be held Sunday February 17, 2013 at the Omak Eagles Lodge from 12-3

Martha was born January 13, 1930, Tenn., to William “Kemp” and Mary (Litchford) Kimbo. On February 13, 1949, she married Jay C. Sanders in Coloma, Mich. Martha was a house wife and a proud mother of 13 children. She enjoyed cooking, changing diapers, and spending time with her family. She will be remembered by her family as a loving and devoted mother.

Martha is survived by her 13 children, Jim (Linda) Sanders, of Spokane, Wash.; Jan (Jim) Leach, of St. Joseph, Mich.; John (Nancy) Sanders of Ephrata, Wash.; Joyce Turner, of St. Joseph Mich.; Jay (Rosie) Sanders, of Berlin, Germany; Judy (Doug) Wall, of Electric City, Wash.; Jeff Sanders, of Miles City, MT; Joe (Selma) Sanders, of Electric City, Wash.; Janie (Keith) Smith-Brigg, of Spokane, Wash.; Jerry Sanders, of Grand Coulee, Wash.; Jeanie (Gary) French, of Electric City, Wash.; Jack (Crystal) Sanders, of Provo, Utah, Jill (Lance) Huff of Spokane, Wash., 31 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren, and her brother Tom Kimbro, of Hartford, Mich.

She is preceded in death by her husband Jay C. Sanders, and her parents.