Harry M. Sanders, M.D., 84 of Carmel Indiana passed away on November 23rd, 2007 while in the company of family members after a brief stay at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Harry was born May 23, 1923 in Indianapolis Indiana to Paul and Edith Sanders and lived his entire life in the area. He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Elizabeth A. Sanders.
Dr. Sanders was a kind and caring physician as well as a devoted family man. He was a professional musician (trumpet), an architect and builder. He was a graduate of Arsenal Tech High School. Mathematics and chemistry were his primary University focus until he devoted his studies to medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, graduating in 1947. A long time member of Prentice Presbyterian Church, he also served his country for 20 years in the Indiana National Guard retiring as a Colonel. After retirement he remained active in his community by serving on the board of the Little Red Door (Cancer) and gathering with his fellow musicians to play in the North Winds and other performing dance bands. His traits as an avid sportsman, musician, love of science along with other talents are inherited by his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Elizabeth A. Sanders,
daughter, Lisa Sanders Childers, M.D. (husband Ray Childers)
daughter, Beth M. Sanders (husband Philip Arno)
son, Harry M. Sanders III (wife Mari Sanders)
daughter, Susan L. Driesbach (husband Walter Driesbach)
daughter, Merry L. Mayer (wife of Michael G. Mayer)
Alice C. Diaz,
Jeffrey A. Childers
Megan L. Magsamen
Harry M. Sanders IV
Avery L. Sanders
Payton B. Sanders
Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 28th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, with services at 7:00pm at Harry Moore Family Mortuary, 8151 Allisonville Road Indianapolis.
He will be laid to rest with military honors at Washington Park East cemetery on Thursday, Nov 29th at 1:00 pm.
Donations may be made to the National Parkinsons Foundation, the Little Red Door, or St. Vincent Hospice.
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