Patricia Joan Sanders, 66, 954 N. Dorset Rd., Troy, Ohio died at her residence on Tuesday, December 13, 2005. She was born September 4, 1939 in Springfield, Illinois the daughter of William and Irene (Schroeder) Knecht and they are deceased. She moved to Troy in 2003 from Springfield, Illinois. Surviving is one daughter, Annette Sanders, Troy, Ohio; two step-children, Angeline Sanders of Boston, Massachusetts and Harold Sanders of Illinois. Also surviving are two brothers, William Knecht and wife Nancy of Divernon, Illinois; Kevin Knecht and wife Sue of Springfield, Illinois and one sister, Karen Zelmer of Springfield, Illinois. One daughter, Patricia, and one step-son, Frank Richard Sanders III are deceased. She was in the Book Club in Troy and was of the Protestant faith. She was retired and had worked as a metal polisher. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1130 Vester Ave., Suite G, Springfield, Ohio 45503 or the American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, P. O. Box 634445, Cincinnati, Ohio 45263-4445. Burial will be at a later date.