Jerry Earl Sanders

Jerry Earl Sanders passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at the age of 77.

He was the loving husband for 60 years to Alice (nee Schmidt); cherished father of Jill Sanders-Trachte (William Trachte), Kim (Gary) Schaefer, and Kelly Sanders; devoted grandpa of Cody (Gareth), Alexandria (Chris), Maxwell, Benjamin, Samuel, Tyler and Sara; and great-grandpa of Jake, Lucy, Dylan, Izzy, Abby, Molly and Liam. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

A memorial gathering will be held Tuesday, June 14, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 1875 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield, from 4 PM to 5:45 PM. A celebration of Jerry’s life will be at 6 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jerry’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Jerry’s family would like to thank Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care given to Jerry and his family.

Church and Chapel Ritter- Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-786-8030 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions. To receive this obit, text 169579 to 414-301-6422.