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Sandra Jean (Dani) Dusenberry

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Sandra Jean (Dani) Dusenberry Obituary
Sandra Jean (Dani) Dusenberry, age 64, of Chandler, AZ and formally of Yuba City, California and Bath, NY, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013, peacefully at her home in Chandler, AZ due to severe complications of Muscular Dystrophy.

Born in Yuma, AZ and raised in Yuba City, California, Sandra was the daughter of the late Ned Dani. Sandra is survived by her mother Dorotha Jean (Mitchum) Dani, her brother Robert N. (Bob) Dani and sister-in-law Linda G. Dani all from Oklahoma.

Sandra married Neil W. Dusenberry, a Vietnam Veteran, and retired California Highway Patrolman in April 1967, in Nevada, and was married for 46 years. Neil survives her in Chandler AZ. Sandra was the devoted mother to son John H. Dusenberry and Amy E. Ehl (Dusenberry) and was devoted to her two grandchildren, Elizabeth Jean Dusenberry of Arizona and Lydia Jean Ehl of Kentucky. Sandra is survived by her Aunt June (Dani) Lester, Sonora, California; Uncle's Jim Mitchum, Yuba City, California; Ray Mitchum, Orangevale, California, and her nephews, Adam J. and David A. Dani and their families. Sandra was survived by many other Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.

Sandra graduated from Corning Community College and the University of Wisconsin and was an accomplished painter, wood bird carver, and her handmade metal sculptures. Sandra was a devoted Christian, worshipping at the Church of Christ most of her life where she made many friends in Christ. Sandra was buried at the Valley of the Sun Mortuary in Chandler AZ.

Contributions to her memory can be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Sandra would love to be remembered as always walking with God and is currently running through fields of flowers with him in Heaven.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Nov. 1, 2013
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