Mark Andrew Sanders of Alpine, surrounded by his beloved family and friends, closed his eyes to his earthly home and opened them to glorious and joyful homecoming with his Mother and Step-Mother on Monday, February 11, 2019. Mark was 61.

He was born on November 1, 1957 to Charles and Renate Sanders in Roswell, New Mexico. Mark was a graduate of Alpine High School, and was the owner of Tex Pack of Alpine.

He had a zest for life, and was loved by all who knew him, and will be deeply missed.

Mark always held a very special place in the hearts of both his mother and step-mother.

Those left to cherish and honor the wonderful life of Mark is his father, Charles Sanders of the Davis Mountains Resort; his two sisters, Ellen Waters of Alpine, and Peggy Sanders-Wahl of Canyon Lake; a brother, Heinz Sanders; his beloved aunts and uncles, as well as many nieces and nephews. Mark is further survived by his friend, Joyce Wood of Alpine.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Renate Sanders, and his step-mother, Dottie Sanders.

No services will be held at this time.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grand Companions Humane Society of Fort Davis or The Alpine Human Society.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Alpine Memorial Funeral Home, and online condolences may be made at

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