Sue Ann Sanderson, 71 of Brazil, died at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2006, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.
She was born November 20, 1934, in Staunton as the daughter of Ernest and Myrtle Shaffer Lautenschlager. She graduated from Staunton High School in the Class of 1952. She married Robert Sanderson July 24, 1953, in Brazil. Sue owned and operated Wee Tots Children's Store in Brazil with her sister Nancy from 1966 to 1979. She served as a deputy clerk in Clay County until her retirement.
She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and in recent years had attended the First Presbyterian Church of Brazil. Sue was an avid Democrat and supported their candidates. She enjoyed gardening and her family, especially her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Nancy Shaner and Kay Ellen Lautenschlager; and one niece, Cindy Shaner.
She is survived by her husband Robert; three daughters, Jodi Shepard and husband Robert of Avon, Indiana, Jeri Sutherland and husband Preston of Brazil and Cathy Judd and husband Michael of Brazil; one granddaughter, Kendra Rininger and husband Keary of Avon; four grandsons, Todd Shepard of Brazil, Shane and Ryan Weddle of Brazil and Caleb Sutherland of Brazil; two brothers, Bill Lautenschlager and wife Sharon of Brazil and Durward Kempf and wife Helen of Brazil, four nieces, four nephews, several great nieces and nephews and special great aunt, Betty Dierdorf.
Visitation will be 4:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with Rev. Gary Scroggins officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery.
Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the benevolence fund at the First Presbyterian Church, 210 N. Walnut, Brazil IN 47834.
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