May 26, 1950 – Tuesday, September 3, 2013
St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly, MN
Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
AT THE CHURCH
Monday, September 9th, 2013
Sandra Jean Swartzer
Loving wife, mother and grandmother passed peacefully in her home on Sept. 3rd 2013, surrounded by close family. Sandy will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She was known for her thoughtfulness and kindness to all. Sandy loved caring for others, which was shown through her 40 plus years as a registered nurse. Sandy enjoyed reading, cooking and spending time with family. She made every effort to attend every play, game, or any other event possible. She wanted to make sure that you knew she was proud of you. She is survived by Anthony, her loving husband of 42 years and their six children, Jacob (Alison Swartzer), Nicole (Chad Olson), Bridget (Christopher Matzdorf), Erin (Marc Kohler), Meagen (Christian Luoto), and Patrick Swartzer (fiancé, Jamie Barnett). Also survived by father, Ralph Gallus, brothers Joseph and John Gallus and sisters Joy Hickman, Debra Becklund, Shirley Kallunki and Shawn Karl. Grandchildren Harriet, Elisabeth, Katherine, Frank, Jack, Nicole, Truman, Louise, Eleanor, Isabel, Frederick and Hazel and over a hundred nieces and nephews! Sandy was preceded in death by her mother Shirley (Keeler) Gallus, sister Molly Gallus, niece Katherine Hickman, and granddaughter Margaret Swartzer. Visitation will be held on Monday, September 9th from 4-8 P.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly. Further visitation will be held on Tuesday morning, September 10th from 9:30-10:15 A.M. at the church. Mass of Christian Burial for Sandra Jean Swartzer will be held on Tuesday, September 10th at 10:30 A.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly. Father Kenneth O’Hotto will be the Celebrant.