Mary Sandberg, of Mora, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at her home in Mora. She was 45 years old.
A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the Siloa Lutheran Church of rural Braham with Rev Delwayne Hahn officiating.
A TIME OF VISITATION will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
***Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers***
Mary Lou Sandberg, of Mora, formerly of Braham, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at her home. She was 45 years old.
Mary Lou (Campbell) Sandberg was born to Elver “Al” and Shirley (Westergaard) Campbell on September 14, 1965 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Mary graduated from Braham High School in 1984. She was employed at the Windowwhisk Stables in Princeton, MN; the Cambridge State Hospital; and drove school bus for the Mora School District for 16 years. She also trained horses.
On July 14, 2007 Mary was united in marriage to Richard “Rick” Sandberg. The couple made their home in rural Mora. She thoroughly enjoyed woodworking, fishing, hunting, and horseback riding.
In 2001 Mary was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease and has spent the last ten years battling the disease and related infections. She died at her home from the effects of her illness as well as complications from a surgery last fall. She will be dearly missed.
In addition to her husband Rick, Mary is survived by one son Kyle Horcher of Burnsville; her parents Shirley and Al Campbell of Mora; brother Chris (Connie) Campbell (children: Crystal & Carrie) of Braham; sister Sherry Campbell (children: Brandon & Mindy) of Mora; aunt Margaret Ten Eyck of Anoka; mother-in-law Sharon and husband Doug Sandberg of Akeley; father-in-law Richard (Sandy) Johnston of Stillwater; sisters-in-law Kay (Paul) Stean of Owatonna and Lonna (Alex) Stringer of New Richmond, WI; brothers-in-law Jeremy (Tonya) Johnston of Stillwater and Brian Johnston of Stillwater, 8 Nieces and 3 Nephews; and a host of friends.