« Back to Obituaries

Sandra "Sandy" J. Blexrude

Sandra "Sandy" J. Blexrude

October 3, 2017

Sandra Joy Blexrude of Eau Claire passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday at Luther Hospital.

Sandy was born to Marshall and Vivian (Cook) O’Mara on October 20, 1939, in Mayville, WI.

Sandy married Gary Blexrude on September 27, 1958.

She worked for the State Farm Insurance Agency in Chippewa Falls for nearly 35 years until she retired in 2003. She had many friends while working there and knew everyone who walked through the door.

She was very adventurous and for her 70th birthday went skydiving with her youngest son, Scott.  Sandy enjoyed the many activities where she lived at Good Shephard Senior Apartments and her favorite past time was watching the Brewer games on TV.

Sandy is survived by her daughter Candy (Steve)Schreiner, Steve (Tammy)Blexrude, Scott (Jim Zachary) Blexrude, sisters Jean Johnson, Janice Lahner, Mary (Gary) Walker, Marsha (Lynn) Plageman, brother Pat (Barb) O’Mara, one sister-in-law Darla (Vic) Sorenson, grandchildren: Joe Simet, Kelly Williamson, Jason Blexrude, Heather Blexrude, Lauren Schreiner, Carly Schreiner, 4 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.  Sandy was preceded in death by her husband Gary, mother and father, 2 brothers, grandparents, and 4 brothers-in-law.

Funeral service will take place at 10:30 am on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire, WI 54701 with Pastor Brahm Semmler Smith officiating.  Visitation will take place at the church Saturday morning from 9:30 am until the time of service. Visitation will continue at the church at the conclusion of the service during a luncheon.  Inurnment will take place at a later date in the Countryside Union Cemetery in the Town of Goetz.

Friends and family may offer condolences online at www.hulkefamilyfh.com.

Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 3209 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701 is assisting the family with the arrangements.

 

Visitation

Visitation will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church on Saturday from 9:30 am until the time of service. Visitation will continue at the church following the service during a luncheon.

Service

Funeral service will take place at 10:30 am on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire, WI 54701 with Pastor Brahm Semmler Smith officiating.