Marcellus S. Sandow
Marcellus S. Sandow, 97, was called to the Lord Saturday, February 11th, in Enterprise. He was born April 11, 1919 in Dillon, the son of Arthur and Anna (Kohrs) Sandow. Growing up in the area, Marcellus moved to Mustaine, Iowa for a short time and graduated from high school there with the class of 1937. On May 18, 1950, he married Dorothy Miller. Marcellus has farmed and raised cattle south of Abilene most of his life. He retired in 2001 but continued to live on the farm keeping busy with outside chores. Marcellus was a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church where he attended each and every Sunday. He was preceded in death by: parents; grandson, Dustin Sandow and two step-grandchildren, Matthew and Amber Hutchinson.
Marcellus is survived by: wife, Dorothy Sandow and son, Rex Sandow of the home; step-daughter, Jeanette Scheufele Robinson of rural Abilene; two grandchildren Samantha (Mark) Cowl of Wichita, Robert (Ellie) Sandow of California; two step-grandchildren, Charles Hutchinson of Oklahoma City, Shaun Hutchinson of rural Abilene; four great-grandchildren; brother, Tracy (Mary) Sandow of Monroe, Louisiana; nieces and nephews.
He had requested that his body be donated to KU Medical Center. A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, February 18th, at the Ebenezer Baptist Church south of Abilene. The family requests memorial contributions in his name be made to the Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1179 Jeep Rd. Abilene, Kansas 67410.