Sandra L. "Sandy" O'Connor
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Sandra "Sandy" L. O'Connor 1942 - 2017
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Sandra "Sandy" L. O'Connor, 74, of Springfield, died at 5:28 p.m., Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Pleasant Hill Village in Girard.
She was born Nov. 6, 1942, to Joseph Wilbur "Bill" and Frances (Dowling) Saner. She married Paul E. "Buck" O'Connor on Nov. 18, 1960, and he survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Steven (Carol) O'Connor, and Scott (Heidi) O'Connor, both of Petersburg; three grandchildren: Sierra (fiancé, Eric Ferrell) O'Connor, Blake and Kelsey O'Connor; one sister, Kathy (Danny) Knoles of Petersburg; and several nieces and nephews.
Sandy was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Dennis Saner.
Sandy was a lifelong resident of Springfield. She worked in the office at Horace Mann Insurance Company, and part-time at the State of Illinois Department of Revenue.
Visitation: 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.
Funeral Service: 10 a.m., Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield with the Rev. John Nelson officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: The Alzheimer's Association.
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Published in The State Journal-Register from Mar. 20 to Mar. 22, 2017.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
MAR
22
Visitation
04:00 - 07:00 PM
Staab Funeral Home-Springfield
MAR
23
Funeral service
10:00 AM
Staab Funeral Home-Springfield
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March 24, 2017
Pictured just like I remember her. All of our prayers for Sandy and best of wishes to all the family left behind. Buck, Steve, Scott and Kathy. Sincerest condolences my friends.
Dennis Chapman
March 23, 2017
So sorry to get the news of Sandy's passing. She was always so fun to talk to and such a sweet person. Treasure the memories you have of her and know now she is resting and in a better place. So sorry we could not be there..Prayers for all of you!!!

Marie and Bill
March 22, 2017
i'm so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers to kathy and the family of sandy..she was a special, nice person to know....sally dexheimer smith
sally dexheimer smith
March 21, 2017
To the family of Sandy, my deepest condolences. I worked with Sandy at Osco Drug in about 1970 and she was a great gal. Sharon McConnell
March 21, 2017
Buck, Scott, Steve, Kathy and families - So sorry about Sandy. She was a great lady and will be remembered by all. My condolences and prayers are with all of you through this trying time.
Thelma Knoles
March 21, 2017
Buck,
So sorry to hear of Sandy's passing.
She was such a sweet and fun gal. She is now at peace, and was lucky to have you by her side. Praying for you and your family during this difficult time.
Dave & Michele Hurrelbrink
March 21, 2017
so sorry for your loss!
Marlene Wiker
March 21, 2017
Buck, Steve and Scott,

So sorry to hear of Sandy's passing. Thinking of you all! R I P Sandy
Mike & Patty Spencer
March 21, 2017
buck.. sorry about the loss of sandy. may god help you through these bad times. jim lewis [chico]
March 21, 2017
Buck hope you and the boys are doing O.K. Sandy will be missed by everyone. May she R.I.P. Vance and Charlotte Arnold .
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