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Donald Wayne Sanders

January 26, 1952 — September 30, 2023

Donald Wayne Sanders

Donald Wayne Sanders, age 71, of Moberly, went home to the lord on September 30, 2023, at his home.

Donald was born on January 26, 1952, in Moberly, MO, to Eunice Sanders and Naomi Linneman.

Donald graduated from Brunswick High School in 1970 In 1971, he moved to Moberly, MO, and accepted a position at Dupont where he worked for more than 30 years.  Donald was a member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church. He enjoyed fishing, smoking cigars, and hunting in his younger years. His family and friends will always remember him as being kindhearted.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eunice Sanders and Naomi Linneman, brother, Larry Sanders, grandson Eli, Uncle Arlo and son in law, Theodore Funk.

He is survived by his wife, Patty, of Virginia, son, Brandon Sanders of Madison, MO, daughter, Jaime (Mark) Oliver, of Moberly, MO, step daughter, Holly Funk of Virginia, brother, Deryl (Nita) Sanders, of Glasgow, MO, sisters, Gwen Bennett, of Sedalia, MO, Sharon (Jan) Casebolt, of Brunswick, MO, Karen (Tom) Patton, of Ohio, Linda (Troy) Henderson, of Sedalia, MO, grandchildren, Juan (Kaylee) Nichols of Moberly, MO, Noah Sanders, Madison, MO, Troy Funk and Tyler Funk of Virginia, Tanner Oliver, of Moberly, MO, great-grandchildren, Camilla Nichols, of Moberly, MO, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews

A memorial service celebrating Donald’s life will be held in the near future. 

Local arrangements are under the direction of PATHWAY-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 411 Union Avenue, Moberly, Missouri 65270 (660) 263-7284. Condolences may be left online for the family at

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