Sunday, October 12, 2014

Pete Saunders

Keith D. "Pete" Saunders, 87, Minneapolis died Monday, September 22, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society in Minneapolis.  Pete was born in Barnard on March 19, 1927 to Otto and Eva (Loy) Saunders.

Pete was united in marriage with Pat Beck on November 8, 1947.  Pete worked various jobs including at El Dorado and Ottawa County State Lakes.  He was an avid golfer.

Pete was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Pat; son, Mike; grandson Tyler Vishnefske; and brother, Dale.

Survivors include his children, Mitch Saunders and wife Lynne; Monte Saunders and wife Marie; Shelly Vishnefske and husband John; daughter-in-law Jan Saunders; siblings Beth Holcomb, Jerry Saunders, and Peggy Blanding; grandchildren Nick Saunders, Dakota Saunders, Deuce Sunders, Megan Vishnefske, Jenny Saunders, and Levi Saunders; and great-grandchildren  Liby Vishnefske and Emma Saunders.

It was Pete's wishes to be cremated and memorial services will be announced at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Minneapolis Golf Course and may be left in care of Wilson Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 166, Minneapolis, KS 67467.

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