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Mary Lee (Cook) Sander

April 6, 1947 ~ March 8, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Mary Lee Sander Obituary

Mary Lee Sander, 76, of Millersville, passed away Friday, March 8, 2024, with her family at her side.

She was born April 6, 1947, to Odie and Dorothy Garland Cook. She and Jerry Sander were married February 19, 1965, near Scopus, Missouri.

She retired from housekeeping at Southeast Hospital, and previously worked at the International Hat and Venture Hat factories.

Mary Lee loved with her whole heart, never spoke unkindly, and always looked for good. She faithfully served alongside Jerry in his lifelong ministry.

Loving survivors include her husband of 59 years, Rev. Jerry Sander; son, Wayne Sander of Millersville; daughter, Cindy Burger of Jackson; five grandchildren: Joshua (Amber) Tucker; Courtney Obermann; Malary (Zeke) Seabaugh; Cassidy (Nick) Krull; and Ethan Humphrey; six great-grandchildren: Haleigh, Kolbi, Dayton, Millie, Stella, Rylen, and Dehila; two sisters, Carolyn (Gary) Sander and Connie Stewart; a brother, Bobby (Eyvon) Cook; three brothers-in-law, Terry Sander, Steven (Sharon) Sander, and Bill, Malito; three sisters-in-law, Marie Sander, Janice (Ron) White, and Dawn Sander; many nieces and nephews; and her forever son-in-law, Mike Burger.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Jerry’s parents, Joe Dayton and Lillian Sander; two sisters, and a brother-in-law.

Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The Revs.  Steve Jordan and Otis Long will conduct the funeral service at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Haynes Chapel Cemetery near Millersville.

If considering a memorial donation, the family suggests Saint Francis Hospital Foundation for the Cancer Patient Fund.


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March 12, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
March 13, 2024

11:00 AM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Interment following funeral service
March 13, 2024

Haynes Chapel Cemetery
County Road 354
Burfordville, MO 63739


Saint Francis Foundation - Cancer Patient Fund
211 Saint Francis Drive, Cape Girardeau MO 63701
Tel: 1-573-331-5133
Web: http://www.foundationsfmc.net


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