Edward J. Sander, 73, Jasper

Edward J. Sander, 73, of Jasper, died Tuesday, January 7, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born in Huntingburg March 9, 1946, to John H. and Elnora (Schepers) Sander.

Ed was an Indiana Army National Guard veteran. He worked as the manager for Nancy Baer Trucking in Jasper for over 40 years, was active in the community and enjoyed helping with transportation of equipment and uniforms for the Jasper High School Band and Color Guard. He enjoyed cooking, hunting, fishing, playing golf, camping, playing softball, playing cards with his church buddies, and enjoyed entering his GMC Caballero in car shows.

He is survived by his companion of over 40 years, Nancy Baer, Jasper; one daughter, Kimberly L. Sander, Ferdinand; one son, Dean A. Sander and wife Sheila, Indianapolis; two grawndchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Sander, and three sisters, Dorothy Oser, Betty Farrell, and Freida Nance.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Memorial contributions can be made to the Redeemer Church Building Fund, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church with burial following in St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery in Boone Township. Rev. Adam Ruschau will officiate.

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