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Isaiah Sanders

July 11, 1952 ~ September 10, 2019 (age 67)

Isaiah Sanders, known to friends as "Ike" known to family as “Pa-Pa” passed away after a brief illness on September 10, 2019, at the early age of 67 years. He was preceded in death by his son Isaiah Sanders III (baby bay g). Pa-Pa will be forever remembered by his loving wife Doris.

He is survived by her children: Sheldon (Tina), Carla (Sam), Darroll (Barbara), Melodie (Charles) and Nicole. PaPa will be forever loved and cherished by his grandchildren: Isaiah IV, Iesha, and Jayanna; his step grandchildren: Jerry, David (Coreka), Shaun (Lavinca), Natasha, Floyd, Timothy, Michael, Jamar, Virginia, James, Jeremiah, and Kenneth. He will be lovingly remembered by his sisters: Carolyn, Yolanda, Dwanda; and brothers: Willie, Curtis, and Dwayne; and a host of great-grandchildren.

Preceded him in death his mother, Thelma Sanders; father, Isaiah Sanders Sr; brothers: Eugene and Lloyd; and sister Latanya. Ike will also be forever remembered by his numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and dear friends.

Born in Detroit, Michigan, but resided most of his life in Chicago, Isaiah started his career as an EMT at Cook County Jail and City Wide Ambulance and continued for 12 years. He also worked at the Palms restaurant located downtown Chicago and various other jobs. He was the life of the party. There was not a chess challenge that he would turn down. He loved everyone. His memories will live on through everyone he loved.

 A poem from his wife

To My Husband

In my heart, you will always be

For without you, there is no me

37 years we were together

The love in my heart will last forever

You hypnotized me into being your wife

Thank you, my love for sharing my life.

Love you always.

Your wife Doris

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