Entry Date: 43

Exit Date: 45


Squad: 111

Status: D: 04/02/2013

“From the obituary of Wayne E. Sanders, 94, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Heisinger Bluffs. He was born December 10, 1918 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Jane E. Weise his wife for 49 years, preceded him in death.

Wayne graduated from Spencer High School and attended Estherville Junior College in Estherville, Iowa. He proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II, serving as chief petty officer in the European, African, and Pacific theaters. Wayne retired from the Unites States Fish and Wildlife Service where he was the agent in charge of law enforcement for the State of Missouri from 1963 to 1971 and for the New England Region from 1971 to 1976.

Wayne was one of the most well-known antique collectors in the Midwest. He had one of the largest antique marble collections in the United States. He also collected antique toys, Native American artifacts, duck decoys and cobalt glass. His pride and joy was his 1951 Ford Woody Station Wagon which he purchased new. Wayne was also a member of the Mid-Missouri Old Car Club and National Marble Collectors.”