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Mary Lou Sanderson

March 17, 1932 — April 5, 2016

Mary Lou Sanderson, age 84, of Metamora, Ohio, passed away Tuesday morning, April 5, 2016 at the Goerlich Center in Sylvania. She was born March 17, 1932 in Lyons, Ohio to Allen John and Lillie (Smalley) Stephenson. On July 29, 1950, she married her beloved husband, Hugh Sanderson. He preceded her in death on June 11, 2013.

Mary Lou worked as a telephone operator for the United Telephone Company where she met Hugh. She loved baking bread and spending time with her family and friends.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Janice Earle, Stephen (Connie) Sanderson, Kay (Wayne) Putnam; grandchildren, Brian Gillen, Becky Bassett, Kevin Gillen, Kristen Gillen, James (Jessica) Putnam, Holly (Edgar) Kidd, Sarah (Ryan) Hartman, and Myra Sanderson; great-grandchildren, Jacob Armstrong, Kendra Bassett, and Samuel Hartman, Levi Hartman and Kenzie Kidd; sisters, Faye Lehyman and Jeanette Shaff; sister-in-law, Erma Baker; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, Hugh, Mary Lou was preceded in death by her parents; son, Ross A. Sanderson; and son-in-law, Loyd Earle.

Family and friends may visit Thursday, April 7th from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora (419.644.3601). Funeral services will be held Friday, April 8th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home, with Rev. Donna Stutzman officiating. Interment will follow at Amboy Township Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Metamora Fire & Rescue.


Residence: Metamora, Ohio

Visitation: Thursday, April 7th from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Funeral Service: Friday, April 8th at 11:00 am in the Funeral Home

Interment: Amboy Township Cemetery

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