Elmer H. Sanders Had engraving business

November 05, 1990

Services for Elmer H. Sanders, who worked as an engraver in Baltimore for 60 years, will be at noon Wednesday at the George J. Gonce Funeral Home, 4001 Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park.

Mr. Sanders, who was 83 and lived in the Lochearn section of Baltimore County, died Friday at Sinai Hospital after a stroke.

A native of Baltimore, Mr. Sanders worked in the city all his life. He was self-employed, maintaining an office for his engraving work at 205 W. Fayette St. He also did work for the Stieff silver company.

His first wife, the former Mary Shimuk, died in 1975.

Surviving are his wife of 14 years, the former Myrtle Kern; three daughters, Bonnie Schad of Sykesville, Bronwyn Miller of Livermore, Calif., and Joan Steinbock of Lansdowne; two sons, Rodney Sanders of Annapolis and Charles Kern of Baltimore; two brothers, Clarence Sanders and Edgar Sanders, both of Baltimore; 17 grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Christ Lutheran Church, 701 S. Charles St., Baltimore, Md. 21230.

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