Sandra Gilger

February 9, 1935 - June 17, 2015
Yankee Springs, MI



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Hospice of your choice


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Plainwell Flowers
117 S. Main
Plainwell, MI 49080
(269) 685-8055
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River Rose
(269) 692-3951

Life Story / Obituary


Sandra Gilger, age 80 of Yankee Springs passed away on June 17, 2015 at her home. Sandra was born on February 9, 1935 to John & Marie (Elferink) Dekam. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Sandra’s family includes her children: Wayne (Rebecca) Mills and Lynne (Jon) Mills-Burnett; her brother John Dekam; grandchildren: Kaitlyn Mills and Nathan Mills. She also loved her loyal cat Maggie Mae. She was preceded in death by her husband Duane; her daughter Gail Lynn Mills, her sister Joyce McGuire and her parents. Sandra worked 25 years at Upjohn. Her favorite hobby was buying and selling antiques. Memorial donations can be made to the Hospice of your choice. The family is being served by Life Story Funeral Home in Plainwell.