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Willa Mae Sanders

December 24, 1935 ~ April 23, 2021 (age 85)

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Willa Mae Sanders, 85, of French Lick, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on April 23rd, 2021 at Springs Valley Meadows, French Lick, Indiana.

She was born in French Lick, Indiana on December 24th, 1935 to Walter and Edith (Moore) Eastridge.

Willa Mae married Glenn Wineinger and then married Leon Sanders and they both preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, (1) Brother – Kenneth Eastridge and (1) Grandson – Jason Franklin.

Willa Mae was a 1953 graduate of French Lick High School, had worked for Kimball Piano where she was a piano tuner and had helped on the family farm.  

She was a member Phi Beta Psi Sorority and the Orange Shirt Society, where she had served as vice president. Her involvement with the Orange Shirts helped in getting the casino in French Lick and was one of her proudest achievements.  She was also active in getting contributions for the American Cancer Society.

Willa Mae enjoyed knitting and line dancing.

She is survived by:

(2) Sons Steve Wineinger Tennessee
Stanley Wineinger Jasper, Indiana

(3) Daughters Sandra Franklin (Joel) Lanesville, Indiana
Kandace Monsewicz French Lick, Indiana
Kimberly Wineinger Indianapolis, Indiana

(1) Sister Frances Drabing (Rex) French Lick, Indiana

(13) Grandchildren (12) Great-Grandchildren

A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Darrell Wineinger on Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home with burial to follow at Mount Lebanon Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Mount Lebanon Cemetery Fund, c/o Wayne Ferguson, 9711 W. State Rd 56, French Lick, IN 47432.

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April 27, 2021

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

Funeral Ceremony
April 27, 2021

2:00 PM
Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

Interment following funeral service
April 27, 2021

Mount Lebanon Cemetery
State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

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