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Sandra Jean Kjellen

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Sandra Jean Kjellen Obituary

Sandra Jean (Jarzavek) Kjellen, 71, of Cromwell, passed away on Saturday, July 5th at Middlesex Hospital. Born in Middletown, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Jeannette (Rumpulski) Jarzavek. Sandy lived in Cromwell all of her life and was a member of Saint John Church. She was a graduate of the University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, Class of 1965, worked lifelong as a Pharmacist and volunteered as a Cub Scout den mother. Sandy is survived by two sons, Kenneth R. Kjellen, Jr. of Plymouth and Brett W. Kjellen and his wife, Kimberly of Berlin; a brother, William Jarzavek of Cromwell; her grandson, Elijah Kjellen; sister-in-law, Linda Jarzavek of Berlin; former husband, Kenneth R. Kjellen, Sr.; a niece, Rachael Jarzavek of Cromwell; a nephew, Ryan Jarzavek of Cromwell and cousins. Sandy was also predeceased by her beloved dog, Molly. The Kjellen family would like to say a special thank you to the staff of CCU at Middlesex Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 11th at 11:00 am at the Cromwell Funeral Home, 506 Main Street, Cromwell. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Family and friends may call on Friday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sandy's memory to Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit

Published in The Hartford Courant on July 9, 2014
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