Mildred L. Painter Sanders

February 23, 1920April 28, 2014

MILDRED LUCILLE (PAINTER) SANDERS, 94, of Bone Gap, IL passed away at 5:30PM, Monday, April 28, 2014 at Richland Memorial Hospital, Olney, IL

Mildred was born February 23, 1920 at Ellsinore, MO to George Albert and Gertrude Leota (Shaw) Painter.

She moved to Wabash County as a child, lived most of her adult life in Memphis, TN and after retirement came to Bone Gap to be near her daughter. In recent years, she resided at Olney. She was a nurse during WWII at Camp McCoy Army Hospital.

Mildred is survived by a granddaughter Connie Mowrer of Claremont, IL; three grandsons Steven Putt and Jerry Putt of Bone Gap, IL; Bill (Beth) Putt of Oakland City, IN and sister-in-law Betty Painter. Five great grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Barbara Jean Putt, granddaughter Vickie Putt, sisters Lillian Marx and infant sister Mary and brothers Howard Painter and infant brother John.

Graveside services for Mildred Sanders will be 1PM Monday, May 5th, 2014 at Bone Gap Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the charity of your choice and will be accepted at Hosselton Funeral Home.


  • Graveside Service Monday, May 5, 2014

Mildred L. Painter Sanders

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Barbara Jean Painter

May 2, 2014

Many thoughts and prayers for the family. She is now at peace and rest with her family and the Lord.