Funeral: 05/03/2019 at 10:00 AM


Jim was born to Robert C. and Mabel (Mattingly) Sanders on May 10, 1940, at Jenks, Ok. He departed this life on April 26, 2019, in Shreveport, Louisiana due to auto injuries at the age of (78) years.

Jim attended school at Okesa High School and graduated with honors as the Valedictorian of his Class. In 1982 he moved from Illinois to Oklahoma. On August 11, 1984, he and Judi Gerhard were United in Marriage on their homeplace east of Noble. Jim was self-employed in the siding business until his retirement. He was of the Catholic faith and was baptized on Easter at the age of (70) by Father Jack at St Andrews Catholic Church.

He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, spending time with family and friends. He and Judi both played in dart tournaments and he handmade dart boxes for his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Brother Robert Sanders, and Sisters; Jean Sanders.

Those who survive him include his Wife of (35) years Judi of the home, Daughter; Anna Steinberg and husband David and step-daughter Deana Mufti and husband Jose, Son; Randy Sanders and wife Anita, step-sons Andre Mufti and Faisal Mufti, Sister Ann Patton, numerous Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren and many friends to survive him.

10:00 am Friday, May 3, 2019
St. Thomas More University Parish
100 Stinson St., Norman, OK.

INTERMENT: Fairview Maguire Cemetery

Arranged and Directed By McMahans Funeral Home