Sandra Erlene Anderson, 70, of Keokuk,
IA, died Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at the Keokuk Area Hospital in Keokuk, IA.
She was born on February 12, 1939 in
Keokuk, IA, the daughter of Leonard and Gladys Bryant Reeves. On April 16, 1959, Sandra was united in
marriage to John G. Anderson in Elizabeth City, NC. He survives.
Other survivors include one daughter,
Christina E. Shoup and her husband Danny of Kahoka, MO, one son, John G.
Anderson , Jr. and his companion Stephanie of Argyle, IA, five grandchildren,
Brandon Sartorius, Gabriel Shoup, Cassandra Shoup, Shelbi Anderson and Gage
Anderson, nine sisters, Barbara Bryant and her husband Richard of Keokuk,
Juanita Sams and her husband Cary of Keokuk,
Linda Fox and her husband Bob of Keokuk, Grace Glasscock and her husband
Curt of Keokuk, June Hahn and her husband Jim of Keokuk, Wandy Reeves of
Keokuk, Donna Wear and her husband Steve of Keokuk, Maria Reeves of Keokuk and
Carol Oberman and her husband Darin of Argyle, one brother, Ray Reeves and his
wife Vonnie of Keokuk, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents,
and two brothers, Larry and William Reeves.
Sandra had been employed at Likes
Jewelers, Drydens, Denholms IGA and
Zales, all in Keokuk. She then was
employed as manager of Keokuk Park Apartments for eight years. Following that she worked at the St. Vincent
School Daycare in Keokuk and retired from there in 2001.
When her children were young, she was
very active in their school activities and served as Homeroom Mom and President
of the PTA. She enjoyed playing women’s
fast pitch softball, league bowling and playing computer games. She collected Beanie Babies and dollar bills
with 6’s. Sandra was a loving wife,
mother and grandmother and was devoted to her family.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.,
Friday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk, IA with Reverend Shawn McAfee
officiating. Burial will be in the
Keokuk National Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. – 11
a.m. on Friday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk with the family meeting
with friends at that time.
On-line condolences may be sent to the
family at www.vigenmemorialhome.com.