Sandra L. Curtis
March 30, 1939 ‒ March 31, 2018
Sandra L. Curtis, age 79, of Galena died Saturday morning, March 31, 2018 at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.
She was born March 30, 1939 in Columbus, Ohio the daughter of the late Lester and Catherine (Johnson) Bean.
Sandra was a graduate of Westerville High School in the class of 1957 and later worked as a cook for Westerville Schools for over 25 years until her retirement. Sandra loved to cook for her family and friends. She made the best birthday cakes and those that knew and loved her will remember the candies she made; so beautiful and delicious they could have been sold in a candy shop.
On July 25, 1959 she married Dan Curtis at St. Paul’s Apostolic Church in Westerville. They enjoyed trips to their second home on the East Harbor at Lake Erie, where Sandra loved to go fishing.
Sandra has been a member of St. John Neumann church since they attended worship at the middle school.
She also loved to sew and was active with “My Very Own Blanket” in Westerville. A non-profit that made blankets for foster children. She was passionate about her flower garden as well.
You can’t talk of Sandra and her life without mentioning her love of Elvis. She and Dan made several trips to see Mike Albert, Elvis Tribute Concert. Most notably, a special surprise concert when they were in Las Vegas.
Sandra’s legacy will be that of her family. She loved her husband, children, and grandchildren, everything revolved around them and what was happening in their lives.
She will be missed by her husband Dan; their children Judy (Gary) Buyer of Sunbury, Mark Curtis of Delaware, Lisa (Charlie) Thompson of Delaware, and Jack (Mella) Curtis of Marion; 15 grandchildren Andy, Justin, Tommy, Shane, Charlie, Dilon, Travis, Jessa, Skylar, Trystan, Amber, Jack, Kassidy, Sandra, and Erica, 6 great grandchildren; and her sister Bonnie Panattoni of Simi Valley, California.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son Michael in 1964 and her brother Jerry Bean.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 10 AM at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 9633 E State Route 37, Sunbury, OH 43074. Burial to follow at Burnside Cemetery in Genoa Township. Friends may call on the family on Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 North State Route 61, Sunbury, Ohio 43074 with a prayer service at 7:45 PM.
Memorial contributions to Mount Carmel Hospice and Palliative Care, c/o Mount Carmel Foundation, 6150 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43213.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Sandra’s family. Special memories and condolences can be expressed to them at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com .