Herviga Sanders, 81, of New London, Mo., passed away at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, at the Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra, Mo.
Arrangements for cremation are under the direction of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home of Hannibal. The family will hold a private memorial gathering at Marble Creek Cemetery at a later date.
Herviga was born on June 1, 1938, in St. Martin, Czechoslovakia, to Ferdinand and Maria Schosulan.
She met her husband, Gordon Ray Sanders, in Germany, where he was teaching in the Department of Defense Dependents Schools. They were married on July 31, 1958, in Regensburg, Germany. Gordon passed away on Sept. 17, 2012.
Together, Gordon and Herviga raised four children, Christopher, Mona, Stephen and John.
Also surviving are several grandchildren, nieces and a nephew.
Online condolences may be made at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com