According to the wishes of Herbert O. Sanders, 91, of Port Washington, all funeral arrangements are private and at the discretion of the family. Burial will be in West Union Cemetery, Gilmore Road, Port Washington. The Addy Funeral Home in Newcomerstown is assisting the family. He passed away May 16, 2009, at Union Hospital in Dover.

He was born Dec. 16, 1917, in Perry Township, the son of the late Charles M. and Bessie A. Sanders.

On June 20, 1947, he married Ruth J. Sanders, who survives.

Other survivors include four daughters, Charlotte E. (Chuck) Potts of Warsaw, and Janice E. Sanders, Ronna R. (Ed) Harding and Alison J. (Robert) Kerns, all of New Philadelphia; one son, Gale F. (Melissa) Sanders of Port Washington; seven grandchildren, Angela, Kevin, Kelly, Stephanie, Ashley, Sarah and Vanessa; three step-grandchildren, Angela, Beth and Tanea; five great-grandchildren, Von, D.J., Elizabeth, Kevin and Preston; five step-great-grandchildren, Aaron, Rylee, Frank, Patrick and Shelby; a brother-in-law, Norman Kadri of New Philadelphia; and a sister-in-law, June Butler of Uhrichsville.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Roger D. Sanders; one grandson; three sisters, Hilda Meek, Mildred Robinson and Ruth Heid; and three brothers, Francis, Ernest and Kenneth.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1815 W. Market St., Suite 301, Akron, OH 44313.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.addyfuneralhome.com.