Judi Kaye Sander, 59, Olathe, Kansas passed away Friday, March 10, 2023 at Olathe Hospice House. Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2023 with the funeral service to follow at 5:00 p.m. at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S. Webster, Spring Hill, Kansas (913) 856-7111. Cremation after the service with inurnment at Sterling, Colorado at a future date. Memorial contributions may be made to Olathe Health Charitable Foundation for Hospice House. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome
Judi was born February 22, 1964 in Sterling, Colorado to George Lively and Robin (Thompson) Davis. She graduated from Limon High School in 1982 and earned an Associates of Arts Degree from Red Rock Community College, Denver, Colorado. Judi worked at Sportable in Oak Park Mall as a salesperson. She married Melvin Sander in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 1, 2006. Judi liked to collect dolphins and angels. She enjoyed NASCAR and was a longtime Denver Broncos football fan but a current fan of the Kansas City Chiefs. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.
Judi was preceded in death by her parents and sister Susan Davis. She is survived by her husband Melvin of the home; daughter Kellie Kreidler, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; sons: Andrew Lively, Bixby, Oklahoma, Jason Lively, Gardner, Kansas, Aaron Lively, Olathe, Kansas and Ian Lively, Olathe, Kansas; sister Rhonda Baird, Washington; brothers Victor Lively, PJ Davis and Mike Lively all of Colorado and 11 grandchildren.