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1943 Hershel 2018

Hershel Sanders

July 18, 1943 — February 2, 2018

Hershel lead a very meaningful life and is loved by many he met along his journey.

Hershel's story is one of heroic strength in fighting for individual freedoms to his devotion and love for God and all of Gods children. Even at a young age growing up in Chicago, Hershel strived for greatness while always remaining humble and determined. He joined the Armed forces of America and soon after was promoted to Sergeant. During his service he received four medals of achievement; (SR parachute badge, Vietnam service medal, National defense service medal, and a sharp shooter medal with the 1st cavalry division) and concluded his service with an honorable discharge. Returning home Hershel dedicated his life to serving God. He ministered at many churches getting involved in the communities and helping anyway he could. A selfless man, a strong man ~ full of compassion and faith. Hershel always pushed forward form earning certificates to graduating with a Masters in Religious Education and becoming the Dean of World Institute Of Religious Education. Hershel was also a very adventurous man. Through the years he enjoyed scuba diving, hunting and horse training. He was a loving devoted husband and a compassionate and caring father with many words of wisdom.  Bidding his large family a final farewell he lives through his wife Irma Sanders, Three daughters Ayesha Ewing, Shawnia De'la Cruz (Sandro De'la Cruz), Uthis Toledo (Nikia S. Hill) son Kam Toledo (Tina Fleisher) and eleven grandchildren TiRae, Samona, Tatanasia, Chanesee, Malak, Samson, Elijah, Malijah, Nikia, Amberlee, and Mason.

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