Sandy Jo Buzzard, 46, of St. Elmo, died at 10:24 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at her home.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at First United Methodist Church in St. Elmo, with Dan Laack officiating. Burial will be in Crum's Chapel Cemetery in rural St. Elmo. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the church. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Marine Mothers Inc., Wounded Warrior Project or The Wellness Loft in Effingham. Online condolences may be shared at www.giesekingfh.com.
Mrs. Buzzard was born on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 1967, in Vandalia, the daughter of Carroll "Doc" and Pat Bergfeld Lotz. She married Dean Buzzard on July 19, 1988.
Survivors include her husband; son, Mitchell Buzzard and his wife Morgan of San Clemente, Calif.; daughter, Kaitlin Buzzard of Las Vegas, N.M.; and parents.