Pamela Kay Saunders, age 75, Pleasanton, Kansas passed away Saturday, December 25, 2021. She was born in Weiser, Idaho on December 5, 1946 the daughter of Lewis and Imogene Maddox Murray. After graduating from high school, she attended Oregon State University at the same time her father did. She received an associate degree from the university. Pamela was united in marriage to Ivan Saunders on September 9, 1967 in Cottage Grove, Oregon. He preceded her in death on June 15, 2001. The two ran Merchant Range Security Patrol. She also worked as a legal secretary and worked for the Kansas Department of Social Services before retiring. Pam was a Christian lady who worshipped in a quiet and private manner. She loved horses and collected antique and porcelain dolls. Pam is survived by four daughters, Treasure Doty(Ted), Joleen Peetsch(Robin), Kristine Register(Ken), and Jacqueline Lipps(Jeromy), two brothers, Lewis and Pete Murray, a sister, Alice Swenson, ten grandchildren, Kathlena, Hayden, Maddox, Eli, Steven”Kyle”, Aaron, Kristina, Leeza, Ivy and Wyatt, three great grandchildren, Kyrah, Jayden and Keenan and a friend and companion Jeff Lopp.
Funeral Service will be at 1:30 pm, Monday, January 3, 2022 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Pam will lie in state for individual respects from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm, Sunday, January 2, 2022 at the Pleasanton Chapel. Burial in the Pleasanton Cemetery.