Lester I. Sands
Lester I. Sands, 92, of Whiteland, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.
He was born Oct. 1, 1920, to the late James and Margaret (Guynn) Sands.
He worked as a printer for the Indiana Freemasons for more than 40 years.
Lester was a life member of International Order of Odd Fellows. He was a past worshipful master and worshipful patron of the Jubilee Masonic Lodge 746 in Whiteland, where he helped in the construction of the building. He also was a life member of the Scottish Rite Temple and a former member of Greenwood First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his companion, Marie Cope; three daughters, Carolyn Duncan, Irene (Roy King) Jordan and Marcia (Michael) Venne; a brother, Robert Sands; a sister, Mary Louise Wohler; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elnora Meadors; a son, Ernest Sands; two brothers; two grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S. State Road 135, Greenwood. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A Masonic service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Diabetes Association, in care of the funeral home.