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Annie Saunders

August 10, 1917 to September 4, 2009

Annie passed away peacefully at her residence in Caressant Care Nursing Home, Listowel, on Friday September 4, 2009. She was formerly of Atwood and was born 92 years ago in Maryborough Township, a daughter of the late Boyd and Bessie (Coulter) Campbell. Annie was a member of Atwood United Church and a former member of the Atwood Chapter of the Rebekah Lodge No. 343. Annie was the beloved wife of the late Jack Sanders who predeceased her in 1986; the loving mother of Cam and Joanne Sanders of Newry and the late Cheryl (2006) and David (1983) Markle. She was the special grandmother of Jason and Donna Markle of Barbados and their children Ariana and Sierra; Geoffrey and Maria Markle of Barbados and their children Scott and Adam; Christopher and Marie Markle of Australia; Ryan and Jackie Sanders of Wroxeter and their children Paige and Tayt; and Carrie Sanders and Matt Gardner of Cambridge and their son Fischer. She will also be remembered by her sisters Marion Wood of Stratford, Shirley Rea of Listowel, her brother Len and his wife Bernie Campbell of Kitchener, sisters-in-law Charlotte Stecho, Peggy Clarke, Mary Matlock all of Kitchener and by many nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters Ethel and her husband Max Griffith, Hazel and her husband Mel Willis, brothers Howard and his wife Helen, Jack and his wife Irene, a brother in infancy and brothers-in-law Les Wood and Murray Rea. The funeral service to celebrate Annie's life will be held at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382) on Wednesday September 9 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment to follow in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Alzheimer Society 1020 Ontario St., Unit 5 Stratford, ON N5A 6Z3 or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity at the above address.


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