Sanders was a Marine during World War II

DOWNEY - Delmar "Sandy" Hugh Sanders died June 21 at the VA hospital in Long Beach.He was born Oct. 15, 1924 in Stockton and spent his childhood in Lodi, Calif. He served in World War II as a Marine in the South Pacific, and after discharge, went to school at UC Berkley. He married Billy Marie Delaney in 1952 and together they had four children, Laney, Kelly, Tobey and Garry, all of whom survive him. Sanders moved to the Southeast Los Angeles area in 1956, living mostly in South Gate and Downey. He is also survived by three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services and burial took place yesterday at Rose Hills Memorial Park.

********** Published: June 26, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 10