Tina A. Sanders, 56, of Sparta, died Friday, August 3, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems, La Crosse. She was born on July 21, 1962 in Kenosha, WI to Charles and Anne (Peters) Sanders. She grew up in Cataract.
Tina worked at Great Lakes Cheese in Onalaska until an injury made her retire. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, cooking, crafts, and flowers. She loved spending time with her family.
Tina is survived by her children, Ronnie Sanders of Sparta, Anthony (Miranda Speicher) Sanders of Rockland, and Mandi (David Perez) Kneifl of Sparta; her grandchildren, Austyn, Wyatt, Jaxon, Brock, Brayden, Nevaeh, Landyn, Dakota, Kennedy, Malachi, Maelee, and Noah; sisters, Michelle (Don) Benzing of Mindoro, Debra Knudson of Melrose, and Kathleen (John Poteet) Baumer of Sparta; her mother, Anne Sanders of Melrose; her grandmother, Doris Reinart of Sparta; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Renee Sanders; her father, Charles R. Sanders; maternal grandparents, Royal and Ruby Peters; paternal grandfather, Charles A. Sanders; and special aunt, Jean Rychecky.
A graveside service will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018 at Cataract Cemetery with Reverend Roberta Nowicki officiating. A Celebration of Life will be held following the burial at the Cataract Sportsman’s Club, from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com
The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.