Traverse City Record-Eagle

August 29, 2013

Sandra Husbands Died Aug. 25, 2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — KALKASKA — Sandra “Sandy” Husbands, age 61, passed away at her home in Kalkaska, on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. She was born on March 26, 1952 in Bellaire to Lawrence and Helen (Robb) Barnard.

Sandy married Lon Husbands on June 10, 1972 in Kalkaska. Together they raised three wonderful daughters. Sandy was the owner of Sandy’s Day Care of Kalkaska and the past owner of Village Ceramic in Kalkaska. She was a member of the Kalkaska Church of Christ and a member of the Arts Council of Kalkaska. Sandy had a great love for the people of her community, especially the children. She will be deeply missed by all those that knew and loved her.

Sandy is survived by her devoted husband of 41 years, Lon; her loving children, Sarah Jean Husbands of Kalkaska, Jennifer Marie Husbands of Traverse City, and Erin Elizabeth (Chris) Bryan of California; her four cherished grandchildren, Joe Manion, Faith Manion, Frankie Husbands, and Jackson Bryan; her dear parents, Lawrence and Helen Barnard of Kalkaska; and her siblings, Susan (Tom) Sandeen of Bellaire and Rob (Jan) Barnard of Georgia.

Visitation for Sandy will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., on Saturday, at the Kalkaska Church of Christ with Dan Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Kalkaska.

Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society,

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Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.