George M. Sandy, 85

George M. Sandy, “Junior,”   a resident of Long Prairie passed away at home  Sept. 10, 2012.

Visitation was Thursday, Sept. 13,  at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Stein Chapel in Long Prairie. The funeral service, officiated by Father Richard Walz, was Friday, Sept. 14, at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Long Prairie.

Survivors include children: George III (Faye Hallberg), Lynnette (Dan Pachan), Tamasine Sandy (Al Lahr), Mary (Duane Kautz), Andrew (Kim Kramer), Joan (Lance Jensen), Peter (Amy Plante), Teresa (Andrew Westrich), Ann  (Jeff March) and Amy (Tom Skarka); 28 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; siblings, Katherine (Eugene Connor – deceased), Coris (Glen Langbehn), Willinaette (Duane Spychalla), Delano (Agnes), John Henry (Rita) and Myrn (Dwight Hillmer).

He was preceded in death by his wife of 35 years, Noreen (Roman); daughter Geralyn; grandchild Brett Pachan; parents George Sr. and Irene (Wruck) Sandy; and siblings,  Ronaine, Virgil, Weltha, Miles, Milesine and Joyce Patrick.