Posted: April 1st, 2016

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THOMAS LADELL SANDERS, loving father of Shanon and Bill, passed away at the Foothills Medical Centre, on Saturday, March 26, 2016 after a brief battle with cancer at the age of 63 years.

Tom was born April 17, 1952 in Lethbridge to Ladell “Dude” and Alexina “Zena” Sanders. He married Wendy Berglund with whom he shared some wonderful years. Many summers were spent taking the kids camping and fishing. He also enjoyed bow hunting and was quite skilled. During the winter, he enjoyed curling and entered many bonspiels throughout Southern Alberta. He then found his true passion and love of bowling. He not only bowled, he coached and mentored many youth bowlers over the years and would have told you “to keep your arm straight”. Tom was a true to heart good guy and family was very important to him, whether it was biological, from bowling or his second family at Fountain Tire. He was always willing to help anyone.

Tom will be forever loved and remembered by Shanon (Lance) Littlewood of Calgary, Bill (Melissa) Sanders and grandchildren Austin, Kaylee, and Kaitlyn Sanders of Lethbridge, girlfriend Karen Bader of Lethbridge, siblings Diane (Greg) Sereda of Chestermere, Gary (Brenda) Sanders of Lethbridge, Brian Sanders of Edmonton as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

He was predeceased by his parents, Ladell and Alexina Sanders and his sister Connie Nori.

A Celebration of Tom’s Life will be held at THE LETHBRIDGE SENIOR CITIZENS ORGANIZATION, 500-11th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, on Saturday, April 23, 2016, from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that donations be made to KidSport Lethbridge, 1001 – 3 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0J3.

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