Alma E. Sanders

April 21, 2017


Alma E. Sanders, 92, of Frankfort, passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Clinton House Health & Rehabilitation Center.

She was born on June 26, 1924 in West Point to Alfred Ray and Ruby Lorene (Slipher) Rater.  She married Dale Leon Sanders on April 10, 1941 in Rensselear and he preceded him in death on April 23, 1978.  Alma attended Attica High School and was a homemaker.  She also worked with Leon in their bakery, Sanders Donut Shop.  She later worked for Roselyn Bakery.  She was a member of Zion Apostolic Church.

Memorial donations may be made in Alma’s honor to the Zion Apostolic Church, 1155 West Barner Street in Frankfort.

Visitation and Services

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Bunnell Cemetery in Frankfort. Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center is honored to assist Alma’s family.

Survived by:

Alma is survived by several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her husband;  2 sons:  Dale Leon Sanders Jr. and Gerald LeRoy Sanders;  daughter:  Marquita Kay Smith;  brother:  Elmer F. Rater;  and sister:  Bessie E. Rater.


Leave your Condolences

2 Condolences for “Alma E. Sanders”

  1. Ramona McMillion April 23, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    So so sorry for your loss, The doughnut shop was a daily stop on my way to Woodside school. Ohhhhh the memories!
    God bless you and yours

  2. GAROLD SANDERS April 26, 2017 at 4:28 pm

    This was my Father’s mother, Garold LeRoy Sanders, I am Garold Scott Sanders,
    She was my Grandmother, Cause of distance I never got to see her much at all,
    Hate to hear she is no longer with us, She was a great Mother and Grandmother

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