Olan Ray Sanders, 72, of Orange, passed away Dec. 17, at his home in Orange.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, Dec. 19, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Father Joseph Daleo of St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Burial will be at 11:30 a.m., Friday at Consolata Cemetery in Lake Charles.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 18, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m.
Born in Iota, La., May 19, 1942, Olan was the son of Jessie Lee Sanders and Louise Andrepont Sanders. Olan was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. He loved being outdoors and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his daughter, Donna Sonnier and husband, Curtis; son, Neil Sanders and wife, Julie; step-daughter, Wendy Stephens Magness and husband, Robbie; grandchildren, Josh Sonnier, Olivia Sanders, Chris and Jamie Fruge, Timothy, Derian and Braden Magness and Devin and Jacob Breaux; great grandchildren, Shelby Sonnier and Keylyn Nunez; brother, Mervin Sanders and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 4300 Meeks Drive, Orange, Texas 77632.