Sandra L. Funkhouser, 62, of North Branch, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at her residence.
Sandra was born May 24, 1950 in St. Paul to parents Frank and Ester (Nelson) Barsokine. She attended Highland Park Schools and later received her GED. Sandra worked as a legal secretary in the Attorney General’s office and later worked as a medical transcriptionist for St. John’s Hospital. In her early years, she raised golden retrievers and enjoyed spending time with her daughter Kim’s horses. She enjoyed her trips to the casino and also spending time reading.
Sandra is survived by her spouse, Barb Kneib, of North Branch; daughters, Cami (Jerry) Basta, of Pine City; Kimberly (Zach Lunderville) Van Alstine, of Jamestown, N.D.; Lisa (John) Nori, of Parkers Prairie; sister, Geraldine Howard, of Portland, Ore.; grandchildren, Lindsay, Frankki, Lauren, Joe, Nina, Nick and Sierra and great grandson, Cameron.
Sandra is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Frank, Jr. and Jim; sisters, Syl and Erma.
Private family services will take place at a later date as well as interment at Sunset Memorial Park in Minneapolis.
Arrangements were under the direction of Grandstrand Funeral Home in North Branch. Condolences maybe left at www.grandstrandfh.com.