April 20, 1936 – September 7, 2013
Mary Sandon, 77, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013 at UnityPoint Health-Des Moines Methodist Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Lutheran Church of the Cross, 1701 – 8th Street, Altoona. Burial will be at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8:00 p.m., Wednesday at Iles Funeral Homes – Grandview Park Chapel.
Mary was born April 20, 1936 in Stillwater, MN, the daughter of Hjalmer and Evelyn Moe. Mary’s family moved to Des Moines during her teenage years, where she met her high school sweetheart, Jack Sandon. Jack and Mary were married on February 20, 1954. Mary was a home maker and her priority was caring for her family. Mary enjoyed square dancing, reading, boating, and water and snow skiing. Mary always enjoyed the annual family vacation to a Minnesota lake.
Mary is survived by her husband, Jack; children, Michelle (Wayne) Thomas, Steve (Kristy) Sandon, Mark (Debbie) Sandon and seven grandchildren. Mary was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Richard Freeberg and daughter, Carol Sams.
Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences are welcome at www.IlesCares.comInformation provided by: Iles Funeral Homes Grandview Park Chapel 3211 Hubbell Avenue Des Moines, IA 50317 www.ilesfuneralhomes.com