Blanche V. Sanderson

Blanche V. Sanderson, 92, a resident at Oak Grove Care Center, Deshler, and formerly of Fostoria, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at the care center.

She was born March 21, 1921, in Stockport, Iowa, to Pearl Allen and Mary Belle (Weaver) Simpkins. She married Delbert G. Sanderson Dec. 24, 1941, in Missouri, and he died March 21, 1988.

She is survived by a son, Danny (Charlene) Sanderson of Clyde; a daughter, Connie (John) Johnston of Findlay; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Tom Sanderson; and two brothers, Francis and Gerald Simpkins.

Her funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, 301 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, with the Rev. Allen Minton officiating. Burial will follow at Knollcrest Cemetery, Arcadia.

Visitation will be one hour prior to her funeral at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Dillon Road Baptist Church or to a charity of the donor’s choice.