Rolland L. Sanders, 93 years, of Hamilton, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020, in his residence. Rolland was born March 4, 1926, in Franklin Township, DeKalb County, Indiana, the son of the late Kenneth H. and Alva (Little) Sanders. He was a 1944 graduate of Hamilton High School. He was a US Army veteran, service in World War II. He married Suzann H. Meeks on December 1, 1966, in Ashley Indiana, and she preceded him in death on April 27, 2005. Rolland worked for the Dana Corporation as Furnace Operator for over 20 years.
Surviving are his stepson, Randy J. (Nicole) Harness of Pleasant Lake, Indiana; daughter-in-law, Cecilia R. Harness of Hamilton; 13 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; three sisters, Anna Mae “Pat” (Jerry) Platt of Hudson, Indiana, Phyllis Drozda of Grant Park, Illinois and Sharon (Don) Gram of Pleasant Lake, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Suzann, four stepsons, DeWayne, Lance, Mac and Larry Harness; four brothers, Cletus, Harold, Oscar and Maynard Sanders and one sister, Laura Jones.
Visitation for Rolland L. Sanders will be held Wednesday, March 4, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 3985 East Church Street, Hamilton with funeral services beginning at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020 in the funeral home with Rodney Snyder officiating. Interment will follow in Eddy Cemetery with Military Graveside Rites accorded by Hamilton American Legion Post 467.
In lieu of flowers, the family request those planning an expression of sympathy to consider memorial contributions be made to Parkview Hospital Hospice Care.
Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guest book may be signed at www.oberlinturnbull.com
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Rolland L. Sanders, please visit our floral store.