Price Philip Rockne Sanders

M, #302, b. 7 June 1931, d. 15 March 2004
Father*Price Fontaine Sanders1
Mother*Genevieve Beatrice Lucero1
     Price was born in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, USA, on 7 June 1931.2,1 He was the son of Price Fontaine Sanders and Genevieve Beatrice Lucero.1
     Philip was an only child.3
     His common name was Sad Sanders.1,4
     His common name was Phil Sanders.1
     Philip grew up on a ranch.3
     Philip worked raising money for the Republican Party on a Political Action Committee (PAC). He couldn't get another job after he had his stroke. The stroke left his entire right side paralyzed.3
     Price Philip Rockne Sanders married Margaret Ann Herrell, daughter of Cecil Dewey Herrell and Anna Marie Sexton, in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, USA, on 27 January 1951.1,4
     Sue Myers (#130) remembers visiting Peg and Philip shortly after they were married. She thought they were the most beautiful couple she had ever seen.5
     Philip needed a stent. It was very early in the technology and there were many risks. He had a stroke as a result of the surgery.3
     When Philip woke up after the stroke, the first thing he saw was the story about Regan being shot.3
     They resided in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, USA, in 1989. Before moving to Las Cruces, they had lived in Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Southern California.3
     An aid who didn't really know what she was doing was assisting Philip. She dropped him and he broke his back. He spent the next five months in a lot of pain. He used a heating pad to ease the pain and ended up geting thrid degree burns on his back.3
     Price died on 15 March 2004 at age 72.6
Last Edited=24 July 2011

Child of Price Philip Rockne Sanders and Margaret Ann Herrell


  1. [S78] William Herrell (#128), "Bill Herrell's Genealogy Records (copy)" (New Haven, Missouri). Supplied by Mike Herrell - 1991 . Hereinafter cited as "Bill Herrell Records."
  2. [S144] Peg Sanders (#303), "Sanders (#303), Pat - EMail," e-mail message (Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA) to Gus Gray (#312), June 28, 2002. Hereinafter cited as "Sanders (#303), Pat - EMail".
  3. [S715] Personal knowledge of Peg Sanders (#303) (Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA) , on October 1, 2006.
  4. [S478] Margaret Ann Herrell Obituary, Lapaz-Graham Funeral Home, Las Cruces, New Mexico, July 9,2011, on July 24, 2011 . Hereinafter cited as Lapaz-Graham Funeral Home.
  5. [S713] Personal knowledge of Sue Myers (#130) (Scottsdale, Arizona, USA) , on September 30, 2006.
  6. [S22] Margaret Ann Herrell unknown date.