Gail Ruth Sanders


(Jan. 30, 2006)

Gail Ruth Sanders, 73, of Cactus Gardens Trailer Park at 882 E. 7th Street, Powell, died Monday night, Jan. 30 at the Powell Hospital.

She was born Nov. 8, 1932, at Cincinnati, Ohio, daughter of Russell and Ruth Beckner.

She married Rex W. Sanders on Feb. 15, 1964, at Fort Wayne, Ind.

His work as a contract engineer for Mountain Bell moved the family around Wyoming and the West. They lived in Powell in 1974 during the telephone company’s rural improvement project and again between 1978 and 1984. She returned to make Powell her permanent home in 1993.

Survivors include her husband of Powell; two daughters, Dawn R. Thome of Walker, Mich., and Laura G. Myers of Powell; a brother, Russell G. Beckner of Hamilton, Ohio; and four grandchildren.

At her request, cremation has taken place, and no services will be held.