Obituary of Sandra Lea Redmond
Sandra Redmond, age 71, formerly of St. James, died on Monday, September 9, 2019 at the Regina Senior Living Center in Hastings, Minnesota.
Funeral services will be 1pm, Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Sturm Funeral Home in St. James with Pastor Julie Wright officiating.
Burial will follow at Rosendale Lutheran Cemetery, rural St. James.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday beginning at 11am.
Sandra was born on December 12, 1947, to Obert and Mattie (Luiken) Olson in St. James, MN. Sandra attended St. James Public Schools. Sandra and Thomas Redmond were married on January 22, 1966, and enjoyed 48 years together. Tom and Sandy raised a wonderful family of four sons and two daughters.
Sandy was known for her heart of gold and her sweet, kind-natured and caring personality. Sandy was hard working and kept busy with their family. Sandy also worked at the Northside Cafe for her mother-in-law Lorene (Huck) and later worked in home health care. Being a grandma meant the world to Sandy. She loved family gatherings, especially at holiday time. She enjoyed playing board games and would laugh until she cried. Sandy had a strong faith in God. She enjoyed reading and listening to music, especially her son Tony’s Elvis shows and was his biggest fan.
Sandy is survived by her children: Brad Redmond of St. James, MN; Tony (Jill) Redmond of Cottage Grove, MN; Chris (Jaime) Redmond of Cottage Grove, MN; Angie (Matt) Langness of Cottage Grove, MN; and Sarah (Jacob) McCourtney of Mankato, MN. Sandy adored her seven grandchildren: Jack and Kate Redmond; Liam and Noah Redmond; Ella and Nora Langness; and Stella McCourtney. Sandy is also survived by her sister Marlys Joramo of Cottage Grove, MN; brothers Dennis (Dorothy) Olson of St. James, MN; and Mike (Mary) Olson of Palm Desert, CA. Sandy is preceded in death by her husband Tom on May 21, 2014, son Todd on December 28,1979, and her parents.
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