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BRAND, Sandra Jean 1942-2004


Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 2/21/2009 at 12:03:37

Sandra Jean Brand, age 61, of Mason City, Iowa, and formerly of Rockford, Floyd county, Iowa, left this world on Monday (Nov. 8, 2004) at Hospice of North Iowa following a short battle with cancer.

Funeral service for Sandra will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., with the Rev. Kathy Graves, Director of Spiritual Care-Hospice of North Iowa, officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Major Erickson Funeral Home. Memorials may be directed to the family. As per her wishes, Sandra’s body will be cremated following the funeral service.

Sandra was the daughter of Paul and Ida (Mueller) Schrage of Rudd and the sister of Robert Schrage. She was born on Dec. 9, 1942, in Iowa City, Iowa. Sandra was a 1961 graduate of the Rockford Senior High School; she then attended La James College of Cosmetology to become a beautician.

Sandra graduated from La James in 1963. She worked at a salon for a short time before she began raising her family.

Sandra loved her hobbies which included crocheting, making holiday decorations from plastic canvas, painting wood and ceramic knick-knacks, going to I-35 to watch the Sunday races, listening to Elvis Presley and spending time with her dog, Rocky.

Sandra was employed at the Golden Corral and from there she went to work for the Globe Gazette. Her co-workers at the Globe were able to enjoy her smiles and witty charm for six years.

Those left to cherish her memory are her five children: Denice Dailey of Northwood; Jeff Dailey and wife, Mary, of Glendale, Ariz.; Paul Dailey and fiancee, Roxie Anderson, of Mason City; Michelle Uker and husband, Roger, of Rockford; and Laurie Brand and fiance, Jamie Lawless, of Mason City.

Sandra will be dearly missed by her grandchildren: Brandon and Jacob Johnson, Caylor and Chelcie Teepe and Kylie Lawless; her step-grandchildren: Shane Uker, Jenny Hadacek, Elizabeth Stone, Audrey Kuusisto, Cassandra and Chris Anderson, Paula and Tasha Blank and Randi Lee Rhodes.

Also left to cherish her memory is her sister-in-law, Evie Schrage, her four nieces and their spouses; adoptive grandchildren, Jayden and Hanna Brown, Dalton Bendickson, Steven Jepsen and Danielle Eggers.

Her parents, Paul and Ida Schrage; her brother, Robert Schrage, and very special friend, Larry Miller, preceded her in death.

Major Erickson Funeral Home & Crematory, (641) 423-0924.

[Mason City Globe Gazette - 11-10-2004]


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