Louis M. “Luke” Sanders, 72, entered God’s eternal hunting grounds on Sunday, January 2, 2022. He was the companion of the late Anne Tyler who also passed January 2, 2022.
Luke was born on March 23, 1949, in Hanover, PA, was the son of the late Ralph H. And Louise E. (Crawford) Sanders.
Luke was a talented, self-employed plasterer for over 50 years. He was known for his hard working, “get it done” work ethic. He was well respected by many and all who knew him.
Luke was an avid hunter and loved being in the woods. He also enjoyed farming, spending time with family and having a beer with friends.
Luke is survived by his former wife of 49 years, Jane Sanders; his children: Louie & Tracy Sanders of Gettysburg, Tom Sanders of New Oxford, Mike & Amy Sanders of Three Forks, MT, Tim & Lindsay Sanders of Abbottstown and Lori & Steve Foltz of Abbottstown; 13 grandchildren: MacKenzie, Owen, Brady, Kaine, Hope, Deegan, Nicole, Lil’ Luke, Judah, Jackson, Bella, Ellie and Estelle; 1 great grandchild: Teagan; and siblings, James Sanders, Judy Jacoby, John Sanders, Donald Sanders, Diane Groft, and Sharon Wilt.
A service to honor and celebrate Luke will be held at 11:00AM, Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 66 East Hanover Street, Gettysburg (Bonneauville). Burial will be in St. Joseph the Worker Church Cemetery, Bonneauville, PA, Viewings and times to share memories with the family will be held from 6 to 8 PM, Friday, January 7, 2022 and Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 10 – 11 AM at the funeral home.
The family would like to invite everyone to celebrate Luke immediately following at S.A.V.E.S. located at 5865 Hanover Rd., Hanover, PA.
The Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 66 East Hanover Street, Gettysburg (Bonneauville), PA has been entrusted to assist the family with funeral arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com.
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