Sandra Ann Van Emon
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1944 - 2013
Sandy, as she was known to family and friends was born to Herman and Dolores Weissker on August 2, 1944 at Saint Mary's Hospital here in Long Beach, California. After graduating from Saint Anthony's High School, Sandy spent her longest time away from the city she called home. She attended the University of San Francisco for 2 years and the University of San Diego for 1 year before returning to Long Beach where she met the love of her life, Pete Van Emon at an Officers dance. They were married August 12, 1967 and were happily married for 41 years until Pete passed away January 26, 2009. She never remarried. Sandy passed away suddenly, January 20, 2013 at Long Beach Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her daughter, Shelly Van Emon; her daughter and son-in-law, Missy and Dale Lane; grandchildren, Kyle and Jenna Lane; sister and brother-in-law, Julie and Brad Henry; niece and nephew, Megan and Matt Henry and former-son-in-law/angel, Loren Eslinger. The viewing will be on Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 3-5 p.m. at the Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell Chapel, 5161 E. Arbor Rd., Long Beach. Funeral services will be Monday, January 28, 2013 at 10:45 a.m. at Saint Barnabas Church, 3955 Orange Ave., Long Beach. Graveside services will follow at All Souls Cemetery. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to The Nagourney Institute, attention: Shari Burt, 750 E. 29th St. Long Beach, CA 90806-1401. Please sign the guest book
at www.luybenfamilyd-m.com. Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Jan. 27, 2013