Harry James Sanders

May 30, 1924 – December 8, 2019
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our father Harry Sanders. Dad was born to Harvey and Velma Sanders in Ruthilda Saskatchewan.
He is predeceased by his father Harvey Sanders and his mother Velma Sanders, his sister Viola Smith and two brothers, Russel and Gordon Sanders and his Wife Vida Sanders in 2012.
Dad spent his childhood growing up in Saskatchewan, Innisfail, Alberta and Balfour, B.C. Dad married mom on December 5, 1947. He worked for Caminco in Trail before join the Air Force, serving overseas during World War 2. Dad worked for the City of Nelson Public Works. He then was self employed over the years as equipment owner/ operator and scrap metal dealer. He spent his later years in Brittania Beach where he developed a machine that recovered the fine gold from old tailings from previous mining. There wasn’t much that Dad could not do. Dad is survived by his four daughters Ronna Wapple of Nelson, Nina Wapple of Nelson, Terry Riley of Kaslo, and Sheila Sanders, of Pass Greek six grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
One sister Iris Turner and three Brother Ron, Ray and Gary.
There will be a celebration of life in the spring, date to be announced.


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