Josephine L. Sanders, 95, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, Dec. 21, 2014. Survived by daughter, Patsy (Duane) Myers; grandson, Dayle (Robin) Myers, all of Pueblo; granddaughter, Cindy (Bill) Voskamp; and great-granddaughter, Ariel of Mt. Vernon, Mo.; great-grandsons, Derek (Jen) of Berlin, N.H.; Devin (Lara) Myers of Aurora, Colo.; and great-great granddaughter, Emma Myers of Berlin, N.H. Predeceased by her parents, Jim and Susie Fitzpatrick; sister, Frances Viles; loving husband, Frank H. Sanders; son, Frank J. Sanders; and grandson, Jimmy Sanders. Josephine was born in Durango, Colo., as a small child moved to Pueblo with her parents. In 1938, her parents bought a ranch above Red Wing, Colo. She met a cowboy in Gardner, Colo. and married him in 1939. They lived in the upper Huerfano Valley until 1977, selling their small ranch in Malichite. They then moved to Buffalo, Mo. to be near their son; moving back to Colorado in 1985. Josephine loved her family and was happiest when she was surrounded by them. As per her request, cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Gardner Methodist Church, Gardner, Colo. Memorials may be made direct to the Gardner Heritage Foundation, PO Box 226, Gardner, CO 81040. Online condolences,

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  1. My deepest sympathy and condolences to the family. I hope you find some comfort from the Bible that can bring much strength to your family at this most difficult time. Kindly read God’s love and wonderful promises in Job 14:14,15; Psalms 55:22; Acts 24:15; Revelation 21:4. Kindly visit for more Bible based information and encouragement.

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