COLUMBIANA, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Joyce A. Sanders, 83, died Wednesday evening, November 9, 2022, at the Windsor House at Parkside Health Care Center, Columbiana.

Mrs. Sanders was born October 10, 1939, in Columbiana, a daughter of the late Oscar and Florence Rummel Mollenkopf and had lived in this area all of her life. 

She was a homemaker and a member of the former Trinity Lutheran Church, Washingtonville and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Leetonia and R-Weigh, Salem.

Joyce is survived by her two daughters, Tami Woods of Alvin, Texas and Bonnie Oliver of New Waterford; a son, Timothy Sanders of Columbiana; a sister, Elaine Gleckler of Clarksville, Tennessee; a brother, Jerry Mollenkopf of Atlanta, Georgia; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death on August 21, 2010, by her husband, Jack E. Sanders, whom she married on June 8, 1958; a sister, Ellen Nelson and two brothers, Paul Mollenkopf and Charles Mollenkopf.

Private services were held Sunday, November 13, 2022, at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana with Pastor Kari Lankford officiating. 

Interment was in the Washingtonville Cemetery, Washingtonville, Ohio.

Family and friends may sign the online guest book and send condolences to the family at

A television tribute will air Tuesday, November 15 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.