Sandy passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Borgess Medical Center.
She was born August 14, 1940 in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Harold and Beverly (Angell) MacDonald. Sandy was a 1959 graduate of Plainwell High School and lifelong resident of the area. For 26 years she had worked for the Plainwell Community Schools and retired in 1997 from Cooper Elementary.
Sandy was a great mother and loved raising her 4 children. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed working in her many flower beds. She also enjoyed playing bingo, doing crafts, listening to live music and going to performances at The Barn. Sandy liked helping others and had volunteered at the Otsego Senior Center. She was a member of the Oak Grove Bible Church in Kalamazoo.
Surviving are her children, Theresa (Dan) Lott of Martin, Becky Hicks of Plainwell, her favorite son, Dan (Renae) Hicks of Virginia and Diana Krogmann of Wayland; 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Larry (Char) MacDonald, Harold (Linda) MacDonald and Bonnie Doest along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, infant son in 1962 and brother, Rodney MacDonald. According to her wishes cremation has taken place.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the Oak Grove Bible Church in Kalamazoo, with Pastor David Ives officiating.
Burial of ashes will take place at Hillside Cemetery, Plainwell at a later time.
Contributions in memory of Sandy may be made to Oak Grove Bible Church or to Wings of Hope Hospice.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.