Mr. David Melvin Sander, age 61, died Tuesday, October 16, 2001. He was born in Muskegon, MI on December 23, 1939 to Melvin & Geraldine Stolt Sander & married the former Sandra Graham on December 7, 1962. Prior to his retirement in 1999, Mr. Sander had worked as a Master Electrician at Wirtz Electric for 20 years. He was a member of Samuel Lutheran Church where he served on the Church Council. A very avid bowler, he was a member on the Muskegon Elks Bowling League as well as a member of the Vikings. Active in his community, Mr. Sander was a baseball coach in Roosevelt Park for 18 years, served on the Roosevelt Park City Council for 10 years & also served as Mayor for the City of Roosevelt Park from 1997 to 2000.
Wife, Sandra; 1 son, David ''Skip'' Cathy Sander of Norton Shores; 2 daughters, Kelli Keith Kuipers of Roosevelt Park & Erin Chris Kuhn of Norton Shores; 6 grandchildren, Kim & Kirsten Sander; Derek, Samantha & Hanah Kuipers & Makenna Kuhn; 3 brothers, Pete Lou Sander of San Francisco, CA, Tom Sander of Roosevelt Park & Mark Sander of Muskegon; mother-in-law, June Graham of Roosevelt Park.
Friday, October 19, 2001, 1:00 PM at Samuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Christopher Anderson officiating. Interment at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.
Thursday, 7-9 & 2-4 PM at Clock Funeral Home. MEMORIAL: Samuel Lutheran Church or American Cancer Society.
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