Obituary Kevin Sanders, 58, of Ludington.

May 15, 2022

Kevin Sanders

Obituary Kevin Sanders, 58, of Ludington.

Kevin Troy Sanders, 58, of Ludington, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  He was born February 17, 1964, in Ludington, the son of George and Barbara (Stilson) Sanders.

Kevin loved being outdoors, whether it was hunting, fishing or playing cornhole.  Most of all though, Kevin loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

On October 28, 2000, Kevin married Marla Jean Nickelson, who survives him.  He is also survived by: four children, Tiffany Hardmon, Stephanie (Joshua) Sanders, Amber Sanders, and Frank (Cayla) Sanders; his grandchildren, Makeva Hardmon, Jamecia Hardmon, Tyler Sanders, Yelina Garcia, Ayden Sanders, Bentlee Sanders-Iles, Mavrik Najacht, Cameron Griffin, and Kiren Burrell; his great-grandchildren, Camilla Torres and Joshua Torres Jr.; his brother, Mark (Natalie) Sanders; his sister, Darla Stever; his aunt, Janet Vanepps; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jerome and Katherine Nickelson; his sisters-in-law, Michelle (Ross) Dirkse and Lori (Wesley) Smeltzer; his brothers-in-law, Jerome (Marnie) Nickelson and Mark Nickelson; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Kevin was preceded in death by: his parents; his grandparents, William “Henry” and Margaret Stilson; and his sister-in-law, Lynn Cole.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, May 16, 2022, at South Victory Cemetery on Fisher Road with Pastor Brett Spalding officiating.  

A celebration of Kevin’s life will be held this summer.

Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service, Pere Marquette Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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