Alyce May Sanders, 93, passed away Monday at the Medicalodges Independence, Kansas.
A celebration of Life Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 24, 2014 at the First Church of the Nazarene with the Reverend Darren Melton Officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Independence under the direction of the Potts Chapel, Independence.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Potts Chapel.
Visitation hours will be held and family receiving friends from 10:30 a.m. to Service time Friday January 24, 2014 at the First Church of the Nazarene.
The family has suggested memorials to the First Church of the Nazarene and contributions may be left at the Potts Chapel in Independence, Kansas.
Alyce was born August 31, 1920 in Rural Liberty, Kansas the daughter of Nichalos and Mary Elizabeth Hare Altendorf. She grew up in Liberty attending the Liberty School System.
On December 30, 1956 Alyce was united in marriage to Joseph Ralph Sanders and the couple made their home in Independence. Ralph preceded Alyce in death January 1994.
Alyce worked at the Air Base during World War II she then worked as a seamstress for many years at the Deluxe Cleaners and Cash Cleaners of Independence.
She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene also AARP. Alyce also helped in the Nursery at the First Church of the Nazarene for over 20 years. She also held several offices in the local Missionary Church.
Survivors include one brother Robert L. Altendorf of Az., two sisters Josephine Pedigo and Velma Bishop both of Independence, Ks., two nieces Rosalee Northway of Mo., and Dolores Mangan of Ks., four nephews Everett Bishop of Tx., Royce Altendorf of Ks., Roger Altendorf of Ks., and Tim Altendorf of Co.
Alyce was a truly caring person who will be missed by her family and friends.