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Ronald (Ron) Lyle Sanders

d. May 8, 2022

Ronald “Ron” Lyle Sanders, 79, Montrose, sailed away once again on May 8, 2022. Ron spent his childhood in Pocatello Idaho, & Ouray Colorado. At the age of 17, Ron enlisted in the United States Navy giving his country 22 years of service, retiring Honorably as a Senior Chief Petty Officer. Ron then worked for the Montrose County Clerk & Recorders office. Ron then went to work for the Colorado State Patrol where he then again retired as a Dispatcher. Ron continued to serve Montrose County as Veterans Service Officer. Ron was a resident of Montrose County for 41 years.

Ron loved hunting, fishing, gardening, Little League World Series, & NFL Football. He especially like his friends at the Cardiac Rehab Unit in Montrose. He also raised steers for 17 years.

Ron is survived by his wife Catherine “Cathy” Sanders of 56 years, Daughter Pam Cook & Daren of Montrose, Sons, Keith Sanders & Sheila of Delta, John David Sanders of Grand Junction.

Ron had 6 Grand children: Colby Cook, Kayla Sanders, Taylor Brown, Cody Roark, Joshua Sanders, & Becca Sanders. Ron had 12 Great Grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made in Ron’s name to the following:

Montrose Regional Health Cardiac Rehab Unit

800 S. 3rd street, Montrose CO. 81401  or

Grace Community Youth Group, 6-12th grade

16731 Woodgate Road

Montrose CO. 81401.

A memorial service to celebrate Ron’s life will be Saturday May 21, 2022 at 11:00 am at Grace Community Church, 16731 Woodgate Road, Montrose Colorado.

Cremation is being handled through Crippin Funeral Home Montrose Colorado


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