October 12, 1932 ~ December 26, 2020 (age 88)


Fred R Sander
October 12, 1932 – December 26, 2020

After a short battle with complications from Covid 19 our dad joined mom in Heaven. He passed away peacefully in his home at Poplar Courts in Wilkie on December 26, 2020 at the age of 88 years.

Dad was the youngest of twelve children who farmed North East of Wilkie in the Spy Ridge District. He married Margaret Guran in 1956. Together, they lived and farmed on the original family farm, and enjoyed family and the many summers at the cabin in Cochin.  Dad was also very active with the minor hockey teams in Wilkie.  Dad was a special man with his quick wit and compassionate heart.  His family was everything to him. He was devastated when mom passed away in 2002.  For many years he lived alone in Battleford and cultivated new friends until he had to move to Bethany Assisted Living. He lived there until January 2018, at which time he moved to Poplar Courts.

Fred leaves to cherish his memory his children Rick (Leanne), son Scott (Elise) and great grandchildren Thomas and Emey, and daughter Anika; Wes (Janice) Sander and their three sons Jordan and great granddaughter Emma, Joshua and Matthew; Janet (Lyle) Sittler and their children Becky (Heizer) Marval and great grandchild Hazel, Jenna Sittler and great grandchild Dexter, and Trevor (Jenita) Sittler; Laurie (John) Irvine, and their children Brooklynn and Jace; and his sister Katherine (Adam) Gerein.

He is predeceased by his loving wife Margaret and grandson Jesse Irvine, parents Anton and Agatha Sander, sisters and brother in laws Johanna (Ralph Kuntz), Lena (John) Houk, Agnes (Jacob) Houk, Elizabeth (Joe) Gerein and Agatha (Tony ) Koch, and brothers and sister in laws Bill (Selma) Sander, Wentley (Julia) Sander, Anton (Anne) Sander, Joe Sander and Steve (Frances) Sander.

The family would like to thank Dr. Kemp and the caregivers who took care of our dad.

Due to Covid 19 there will be a small family service held at the Wilkie Community Center Hall on December 31st at 10:30.  The family would like to invite you to watch it through livestream. Please search Janet Sittler on Facebook.

The family graciously requests that any donations to be directed to Bethany Enhanced Living in Wilkie.


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Private Family Service
December 31, 2020

10:30 AM
Wilkie Community Center
3rd Ave and 5th Street West
Wilklie, SK S0K 4W0


Bethany Enhanced Living
Box 629, Wilkie SK S0K 4W0

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