Sandra Kelly Irving, 61, of Oregon, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013, at Mercy-St. Charles Hospital after a valiant battle with breast cancer
. She was born April 14, 1952 in Monroe, MI to Edward and Audrey (Thomas) Kelly and for over 30 years worked as a patient care technician for Mercy-St. Charles Hospital. Sandra was a compassionate person who loved caring for people.
She is survived by the loves of her life, Thomas Irving; Chihuahua, Poncho; brother, Gary (Sue) Kelly; aunt, Geneva Crawford; sisters-in-law, Mary Ann (Herman) Baerkircher and Shirley Irving; brother-in-law, Louis (Rita) Irving; nieces, Lynnette (Tim) Nelson and Becky (Eric) Varner, and great-nieces and nephews, Grady, Emily, Mady and Brody. Sandra was preceded in death by her parents; Thomas' parents, Edward and Nomeda Irving, and brother-in-law, Richard Irving.
Family and friends may visit from 2-8 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2013, in the Freck Funeral Chapel, 1155 S Wynn Rd., Oregon, where a scripture service will begin at 8 p.m. Monday evening. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home followed by burial in St. Ignatius Cemetery. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the