Emily (nee Honeyager) Sanders (Champan), 89, went home to her lord and savior Tuesday, March 20, 2007.
Emily loved being with her family, traveling, bowling and her jaunts to the casino.
She is survived as the beloved mother of Marlene (Bill) Egly, John (Donna) Champan and Don (Debbie) Champan; dear stepmother of Larry Sanders, Evelyn (John) Laska, Marilyn Sanders and Karen Rondelle; and dear sister of Joyce (Bill) Tischaefer, Don (Adele) Honeyager and Leroy (Milly) Honeyager. She is further survived by 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, August, and her beloved daughter, Carol Schley.
A visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 26, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.
Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.
"Mom, we will always remember your gentle spirit, easy-going nature and beautiful smile."