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Sandra K. ‘Sandy’ Holland

Published: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
Sandra K. 'Sandy' Holland

BURR OAK, Wis. – Sandra K. “Sandy” Holland, 72, of Burr Oak, formerly of Wauwatosa, Wis., and Rock Falls, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at her home. She was employed as a medical technician for Franciscan Shared Medical System in Milwaukee for many years.

She was born March 31, 1942, in Rock Falls, the daughter of Harold and Lois (Wallace) Fordham. She married John Holland on May 23, 1964, in Rock Falls.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, De Arya (Mark) Van Aacken of Helenville, Wis., and Kathleen (George) Roemer of Brown Deer, Wis.; five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; her mother of Rock Falls; one sister, Joyce Casares of Lyons; one brother, Larry (Peggy) Fordham of Peoria; and nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, her grandparents, and her brother-in-law, Louis Casares.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday and a Funeral Mass at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Jefferson, Wis., with the Rev. Thomas Coyle officiating. There will be no burial. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Jostad Chapel, in West Salem, Wis., is handling arrangements.

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