Sandra Kay Usselmann, born Feb. 27, 1958, and fortified with the sacrament of Holy Mother church on June 21, 2013.
By profession, a nurse, Sandi helped many in the 35 years of her tireless work. She dedicated her life to assisting individuals in receiving quality medical care. Sandi owned Paragon Health Services and helped thousands of people return to work through the receipt of her services. She touched and healed many more with her friendship, love, and tender loving care.
Sandi was preceded in death by her mother, Mary, nee Billhartz, Usselmann.
Surviving are her father, Louis; brothers, Randall (Cindy), Ronald (Pamela), and Roger Usselmann; a sister, Sheryl (Dean) Eschman; a nephew, Kristian; nieces, Calli, Brooke, Cristi, and Alissa; and a dear friend and colleague, Ed Steffan.
Sandi was an active and ardent supporter of Veterans Placement Services, which assists veterans in finding employment and Kids Chance Illinois, which assists families of workers killed in industrial accidents. Donations are appreciated in Sandi's memory to these tax exempt organizations at EPS REHAB, 17726 So. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, Ill. 60477 or in the form of masses to St. Theresa Catholic Church. Please express condolences at www.valhallagardensandfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2013, at Valhalla-Gaerdner-Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill., and 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Belleville. Interment will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery.
VALHALLA GAERDNER HOLTEN FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 23, 2013