July 3, 1932 - April 10, 2018

Burial Date: April 13, 2018

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Wayne ‘Buck’ A. Sander, 85, of Muscatine, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at his home.

Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Reverend Aleese Baldwin will officiate. Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Special Olympics Program at the Muscatine Community Y.

‘Buck’ was born on June 3, 1932, in Muscatine, the son of Donald and Nina Forbes Sander. He married Ruth Eierman on March 24, 1956, in Muscatine. She preceded him in death on February 22, 2016.

He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War.

He retired from Grain Processing Corporation after 40 years of employment. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post # 1565, the American Legion Post #27, and the Moose Lodge. He enjoyed fishing, working with his flowers, and was a collector of many things. He truly enjoyed spending time with his friends and family.

Those left to honor his memory include his son, Gary Sander; a daughter, Sandy Hill and husband, David, all of Muscatine; and four grandchildren, Lynde Hartman and husband, Jon, and Elizabeth, Emily and fiancé, Jared Littlejohn, and Bryson Hill.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and one sister, Shirley Townsend.