Allen Sander

Allen D. Sander, 76, of Pemberville, OH passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2022 at Hope Hospice in Cape Coral, FL.

He was born on August 29, 1946 in Toledo, OH to Dale and Arvella (Martin) Sander.

He graduated from Eastwood High School in 1964. Upon graduation, he toured Europe with the All-Ohio Youth Choir. He continued his education learning to draft and began working.

During Vietnam, he volunteered to serve his country in the United States Army. He was awarded a Bronze Star Medal. He remained a proud veteran and was an active member of several organizations including the Pemberville American Legion Post 183 where he served as former Commander, Sons of the American Legion, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10097.

After completing his service in Vietnam, Allen started his own business, Town & Country Landscaping. He later began working for the Ohio Department of Transportation as a landscape architect. He also spent many winters behind the wheel of a snowplow for ODOT.

In the Pemberville community, Allen was a lifelong member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, a volunteer for the Pemberville-Freedom Fire Department, and served on the Pemberville Fair Board.

After retirement, Allen relocated to Fort Myers, FL to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine. His favorite hobbies included spending time at his summer home on Lake Erie, fishing, boating, and trap shooting.

Allen is survived by his 3 children, Lisa (Jason) Bolt of Mount Sterling, Michael (Shannon) of Pemberville, and Lora of Bokeelia, FL and 8 grandchildren: Alyssa, Cole, Hunter, Kyle, Ian, Gage, Eric, and Tony.

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings Dennis and Mary Ellen, and grandson Blake.

Family and friends will be received from 4-7 pm on Friday, October 28, 2022, at the Marsh & Marsteller Funeral Home, 4094 State Route 105, Pemberville, OH.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar Street, Pemberville. There will be additional visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Pastor James Budke will be officiating.

Interment will be in Pemberville Cemetery. A luncheon will be served in the church fellowship hall immediately following.

Memorials may be given to Pemberville American Legion Post 183 or Hope Hospice Cape Coral, FL.

Those wishing to express a word of encouragement, share a memory or photo may do so at www.marshfuneralhomes.com.