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Sandra Dahms (1942-2022)


Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 5/16/2022 at 11:42:53

Sandra Dahms, 79, of rural Anamosa, died unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

Funeral service will be held at 10 am Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at the Goettsch Funeral Home in Anamosa. Rev. Kathryn Newhall will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Anamosa. The family will greet friends from 4 to 7 pm Monday, May 23, 2022 at the funeral home. Please use the Guestbook to share your thoughts, memories, stories, and condolences.

Alexandria Marie Dahms was born August 21, 1942 in Independence, IA the daughter of Morris and Myrtle (Peterson) McCann. She attended schools in Quasqueton and graduated from Quasqueton High School in the class of 1959. She married William Dahms in Quasqueton in 1960. He died in 2002.

Sandra was employed at Walmart, and worked all over the store, but her favorite was lawn and garden. She enjoyed word search puzzles, solitaire, cooking, decorating for the holidays, especially Christmas, listening to country music and was a big Elvis fan. She and William liked to go dancing in all the small towns and could often be seen enjoying a motorcycle ride together. She loved to spend time with her friends and family, especially the grandchildren, great grandchildren and great greatgrandchildren.

Her love lives on in her children Larry (Ginny Cooper), Wauzeka, WI, Denise (James) Burton, Lancaster, WI, and Gary (Liz), Horicon, WI, 15 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, two great greatgrandchildren, and Sisters-in-law Gladys Wood, Cedar Rapids and Delores McCann, Oelwein.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by grandsons Gary Dahms, Jr, and Ryan Wiese, her parents, and her sibling Charlotte, Joe and Gene.

The family wishes to thank Sandra’s extended family at Walmart for the love and support she received in the 39 years she worked with them.

Memorials made be directed to the family.

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