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Michael E. Sanders

March 15, 1961 — April 16, 2015

Moline, Illinois

Michael Sanders, 54, of Moline, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Kindred Hospital, Sycamore, Illinois.

Cremation will be at Trimble Crematory at Trimble Pointe, Moline, with burial to follow at Massillon Cemetery, Massillon, Iowa. A celebration of Mike's life will be held at a later date at Friend Circle Club in Moline. Memorials may be made to the family. Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory, Moline, is assisting the family.

Mike was born March 15, 1961, in Princeton, Illinois, the son of Clarence and Nancy (Yeazel) Sanders. He was raised by his mother and step-father, Wesley Westmoreland.

He owned his own construction business, and was a carpenter, electrician and plumber. He taught refrigeration and heating at MTI in Moline.

Mike was a caring person, mentor, friend, and loved his family. He continued his giving nature by being a donor for the Gift of Hope after his death. He enjoyed playing guitar and singing in several bands.

He is survived by children, April, Amy, Lea, and Anthony; sisters, Susie, Janet, Vicky, and Gail; brothers, Wayne, Larry, Doug, Gary, and Danny; his step-father, Wesley; the love of his life, Tammy Harper; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and sisters, Sherry and Donna.

Visit Mike's personal tribute page at to share stories and condolences, and light a free candle in his memory.

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