Sandra Danger, of Braham, passed away on Friday, December 12, 2014 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. She was 67 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Braham.
VISITATION will be held from 5-7 pm on Wednesday, December 17th at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
INTERMENT will be in the Rice Lake Cemetery in Braham.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be given to the Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church.
Sandra Annette Danger, of Braham, MN passed away on Friday, December 12, 2014 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. She was 67 years old.
Sandra was born on April 18, 1947 in rural Foley, Minnesota to parents John and Shirley (Lofstrom) Nelson. She grew up in Foley and attended a one room country school. She attended Foley High School, graduating in 1965. She went on to Gustavus Adolphus College, graduating in 1969 with degrees in Education and Biology. Sandra worked at the University of Minnesota in the Immunology department for three years. On September 30, 1972, Sandra was united in marriage to Thomas Danger at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rush City. During their marriage Sandra worked as a substitute teacher in the Braham, Rush City, and Mora high schools for over 30 years.
Sandra loved the outdoors. She enjoyed tending to her fish pond, vegetable and beautiful flower gardens. During the summer months Sandra loved the fishing and camping trips in northern Minnesota with her husband Tom. Sandra was a wonderful cook and baker and volunteered many hours for Braham Pie Day and the Chisago County Fair. Sandra was an accomplished seamstress, making items for church baptisms and confirmations. She was active in countless groups and activities at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Sandra was a very social person and enjoyed visiting with her many friends and family. She was a truly thoughtful person and would always remember birthdays or special occasions. Each handwritten card made the recipient feel special by including comments unique to them. Sandra always sent a card of thanks for gifts or kindnesses extended to her or Tom. Most of all Sandra loved her husband Tom. She will be remembered as a gentle, kindhearted, supportive, faithful, genuine, and down to earth person. Sandra will be dearly missed.
Sandra is preceded in death by her parents, step-father Howard Powell, and sister Charlotte Nelson.
She is survived by her husband Tom; step-brothers and sisters, Robert (Colleen) Powell; Carol (Doug) Erickson; Eugene (Shannon) Powell; Jane (David) Shattuck; and Sandra (Rob) Hahn; mother-in-law, Elaine Occhino; sister-in-law Anita (Gus) Gislason; brother-in-law Kevin (Tami) Danger; many nieces, nephews, special godchildren, other relatives and friends.