Sandra Edythe Schmacht Hanson of Perry, Kansas died on December 11 2017 at home following a long illness. She was born July 14, 1939 in Rock Island Illinois.
Sandra was raised in Rock Island, Illinois where she attended local schools and graduated from Rock Island High School in 1957.
Sandra was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She served a mission for the church in Jackson, Mississippi and was a volunteer at the Oakland California and Kansas City Missouri Temples. She dedicated her life to selfless service. Whether helping family, friends, or homeless people on the street, she lived the teachings of Jesus to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and comforted those who needed comfort.
Sandra found great joy in her role as a homemaker and mother. Her most valued treasure was her family.
She was proceeded in death by her parents and two sisters. She is survived by her husband, her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a sister and brother. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Funeral services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3615 W 10th St Lawrence, Kansas on Thursday December 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM CST. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence, Kansas.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made to a charity of your choice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.