May 17, 2024

Dwight H. Saunders, 85, died March 16, 2015 at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City. He was born on March 23, 1929 at Edwardsville the son of Ed and Bernice (Henson) Saunders. 

Dwight graduated from Bonner Springs High School. He worked at various jobs including maintenance at several packing houses in Kansas and Minnesota. Mr. & Mrs. Saunders owned/operated Custom Guttering in Dodge City for many years. He was a 60 year member of the Masonic Lodge in Bonner Springs. 

Mr. Saunders is survived by his wife, Sharon (Mayfield) Saunders of Dodge City; five daughters, Connie Mills and husband Gene of Kemp, TX, Mary Russell of Bonner Springs, Saundra Krysa and husband Kevin Pemberton of New Mexico, Suprena Cheshier and husband Kim of Chanute, Christal Lantz and husband Dan of Salina; 18 Grandchildren & 36 Great Grandchildren. Dwight was preceded in death by one son, Mark Carle and one brother, James Saunders. 

Memorial service will be held at Swaim Funeral Home on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. with Rev. Ted Satterfield presiding. Inurnment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City. There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Prairie in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at