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Sandra L. Sandman Jan. 8, 1955 - March 4, 2009

HUTCHINSON -- Sandra "Sandy" Lee Sandman, 54, of Hutchinson died Wednesday at her home.

Services were Saturday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Hutchinson with burial in the Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.

She was born Jan. 8, 1955, in Springfield to Robert and Patricia Martin (Kerr) Straumann. She attended elementary school in Lake Lillian and graduated from Atwater High School in 1972.

She married William Sandman on Dec. 29, 1973, in Cosmos. They lived in rural Hutchinson and she worked at Hutchinson Technology Inc. for 12 years. She then earned a licensed practical nurse degree from Ridgewater College in Hutchinson and worked for Glencoe Regional Health Center in Glencoe. She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Hutchinson and was active in the McLeod County Historical Society.

She is survived by her husband; one daughter: April (and Brent) Anderson of Hutchinson; two grandchildren; parents of Cosmos; and brothers: Jon Straumann of Kandiyohi and Charles (and Carla) Straumann of Cosmos.