Sandra L. Loden, 68, of Wilmington, and formerly Bolingbrook, Ill., passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at her home.
Born Feb. 9, 1945, in Chicago, Sandra was a daughter of the late Alexander Patrick and Rita Vera Mienczeski-Evanuk. She was raised and educated in Chicago and retired from Material Services in McCook. Sandra cherished her family and loved spending time with her grandkids and great-grandkids.
Survivors include her three children, Kim Andersen of Coal City, Ill., Kelli K. Chambers of Lemont, Ill. and Kevin (Lisa) Loden of Minooka, Ill.; five grandchildren, Bryanna Andersen, Brittney Andersen, Brandy Andersen, Cody Loden-Chambers and Emily Loden; two great-grandchildren, Alexandrea and Audrianna; one sister, Pamela Copley of Wilmington, Ill.; three nephews, Lon (Krissi) Copley Jr., Rik (Angela) Copley and Chuck (Jennifer) Copley; one niece, Jennifer Fender; two great-nieces, Lyndsey Copley and Morgan Copley; and two great-nephews, Charles Copley Jr. and Alexander Fender.
Sandra was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Mark Chambers; one great-nephew, Lon Copley III; and one great-niece, Cheyenne Fender.
Green cremation services are being accorded and a private family Mass of Christian burial will be in Assumption Catholic Church in Coal City with the Rev. Robert Noesen officiating.
The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Reeves Funeral Home, 75 North Broadway (one block north of Illinois Route 113) in Coal City.
Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery in Worth at a later date.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Sandra’s memory to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (www.OCRF.org).
Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to the family by visiting www.ReevesFuneral.com
Green cremation and memorial services have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City; 815-634-2125.