Sandra L. Waddell

Sandra L. Waddell

CARDINGTON: Sandra L. Waddell, age 76, of Cardington, died Friday morning March 29, 2013 in the Riverside Methodist Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born February 9, 1937 near Cardington to the late Virgil Doyle and Opal A. ( Huffman ) Ocker.

Sandra had worked at North Electric, then at Arundale for 35 years and then was a caretaker for several elderly people. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren in ALL of their activities. She was a cat lover and enjoyed crocheting.

On May 31, 1952 in Brookville, IN., Sandra married Russell E. Waddell and he preceded her in death on May 25, 1999.

Surviving Sandra are her children, Diana and Jerry Stone of Cardington, Pam and William Graham of Waldo, Michael Waddell of Caledonia, and Jeffrey Waddell of Cardington; siblings, Marilyn Edgell and Richard Young; nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Sandra was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Ocker.

Friends may call on Tuesday April 2, 2013 from 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the Gompf Funeral Home in Cardington. The funeral service will be on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home and the burial will follow in Glendale Cemetery. Pastor Dr. Steven Dennis of the Saint Paul Lutheran Church will officiate.

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Published in the Marion Star on Apr. 1, 2013