Michael A. Sanders Jr.
Memorial services for Mike Sanders, 45, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2012 in Wynne Chapel at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas.
Mr. Sanders passed away April 8 while jogging in Denver, Colo., after being struck by a motorist. He was born Dec. 16, 1966 in Dallas to Mike Sanders and Lucia Nettle Sanders. He was the first grandchild of Daliah and Prentice Sanders. Mr. Sanders attended Highland Park schools and graduated from New Mexico Military Academy and Western State College in Gunnison, Colo. He was an avid skier, mountain climber and all-around outdoorsman. Mr. Sanders joined the U.S. Army at the age of 40, serving for four years.
He was preceded in death by mother, Lucia Neetle Sanders.
Mr. Sanders is survived by father, Mike Sanders; brothers, Todd Sanders and wife, Joy, and Paul Sanders and wife, Jenna; sister, Gwen Katz and husband, Greg; stepbrothers, Darren Blanton and wife, Julie, and Brett Blanton and wife, Cheryl; 14 nieces and nephews; several aunts and uncles; and special friend and former wife, Kirsten Sanders.
Arrangements are under the direction of Advantage-Runyon Stevenson Chapel in Lakewood, Colo.