Sandra L. Havens

July 21, 1946 - May 25, 2016
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Belvidere, IL
Sandra L. Havens, 69, of Belvidere, passed away peacefully, Wednesday afternoon, May 25, 2016 at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Sandy was born July 21, 1946 in Rockford, IL, daughter of Darwin and Esther (Brown) Peterson. Sandy graduated from Belvidere High School in 1964. She married her high school sweetheart, Leon “Lee” Havens on June 20, 1964 in Belvidere. Sandy was employed at Arnold Engineering in Marengo for 46 years; she and Lee worked a combined 88 years for the company. She was a part of the Kroozers Car Club, where she and Lee drove a 1955 Ford Fairlane.
Sandy enjoyed puzzle books, card games, gambling, and reading. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family, and traveling with Lee.

Sandy is loved and missed by her husband, Lee; children, Lori (Eddie) Wedding, Mike (Lisa) Havens, Jeremy (Lisa) Havens; grandchildren, Tyler Wedding, A.J. (Sam) Wedding, Cassandra (Christian) Cornellier, Bryce Havens, Brittney Havens, Kaylynn Havens, and Eric Havens; 3 great-granddaughters, and 4 great-grandsons; aunt, Loraine Lucas.. She is preceded in death by her parents, step-mother, Zita Peterson, step-father, Gene Stensrud and uncle, Ronald Peterson.

Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008. Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service.


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008.


Memorial Information

Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.


 

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Born: July 21, 1946
Died: May 25, 2016

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Jeremy Havens posted on 5/26/16

My Mom had a kind heart for everyone and would do anything for anyone.

 

Ken & Linda Stehley posted on 5/31/16

So sorry to hear of Sandy passing away. I know she will be missed greatly by everyone. Our hearts & prayers are with you.

 

Ken & Linda Stehley posted on 5/31/16

Our sincere sympathies. We know being married for a long time, it's harder when someone passes away. Our hearts & prayers are with you.

 

Wally and Linda Green posted on 5/30/16

To Lee and your family. We were saddened to hear of Sandy's passing. We always intended to come see you when we came to Belvidere for a visit. We have only been there twice in last 2 years because of Wally's health. Sandy was a wonderful person and I know you will miss her a lot. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family.

 

Walt & Pam Beckland posted on 5/28/16

Sandy, you are now one of Gods special angels and will always be remembered as a very caring & kind soul to everyone who ever came in contact with you. You will be missed but never forgotten girlfriend. R.I.P

 

Deana posted on 5/27/16

Lee, Loriann, Mike , Jeremy and families, my heart is breaking for you all. R I P Sandy.

 

Michele Miethke posted on 5/27/16

I always enjoyed having lunch with Sandy when we both worked at Arnolds. Missed her when she retired.

 

Jim & Sue Pasternock posted on 5/27/16

Dear Lee & Family, We are saddened to hear of Sandy's passing. We want to extend our deepest sympathy and want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Love, Jim & Sue Pasternock

 

David & Judy Frykholm posted on 5/27/16

Lisa, Mike, and Family. So sorry for your loss. Judy and I will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Psalm 55:22

 

Dick & Trudy Alderman posted on 5/27/16

Sorry for your loss. Zita was my aunt and I knew Sandra and Larry very well 50 years ago.

 

Bob and Linda Pulk posted on 5/27/16

Lee and Family, So Sorry to hear about Sandy's passing. You have our deepest sympathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

 

Nancy Lee posted on 5/27/16

Sandy, we had so many good times working together at Arnold Engr. Co. You will be truly missed, so rest in peace.

 

Lora Blazer posted on 5/27/16

Life here will forever be changed without you....my family will miss you dearly!!! You were taken way too soon, but may you finally be free of pain, and rest in peace beautiful angel!

 

Tom & Connie O'Connell posted on 5/27/16

Sandy, may you rest in the arms of the angles.

 

Grant Havens posted on 5/26/16

My aunt Sandy was an amazing woman!! She was one of the kindest people I know. I have way too many memories to share about my aunt, but know this, she will be truly missed..

 

Marilyn (Blunt) Hess posted on 6/1/16

Lee & family, A beautiful woman inside and out. May memories of your love and time shared help you through this difficult time. I have known Sandy since 4th grade although became closer friends in Junior High. Rest in Peace my dear friend!

 

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