Sandra J. Healy, age 69, of Hutchinson, passed away Tuesday, January 9th, 2018, at Fairview Hibbing Hospital in Hibbing, Minnesota.
Gathering of family and friends will be held Friday, January 19, 2018, from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.
Sandra “Sandy” Jean Engelstad Healy was born on August 15, 1948, in Glencoe, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Harlan and Jeanette (Sullivan) Engelstad. Sandy was baptized as an infant and confirmed in her faith as a youth, both at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Stewart, Minnesota. She was a 1966 graduate of Brownton High School.
On July 13, 1968, Sandy was united in marriage to John Healy at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Stewart. This marriage was blessed with 3 daughters, Lori, Kimberly, and Krista. Sandy and John made their home in Hutchinson, Minnesota. They shared over 49 years of marriage together.
Sandy was a member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson.
Sandy was employed at 3M in Hutchinson for 32 years before retiring in 2003. In 2007, Sandy and John built a retirement home on 40 acres of land in Nashwauk, Minnesota. Sandy enjoyed cooking, baking, fishing, camping with friends, and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.
Sandy passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at Fairview Hibbing Hospital after a long illness, at the age of 69.
Blessed be her memory.
Sandy is survived by her:
Husband, John Healy of Nashwauk, MN;
Daughters, Kim Wilbur and her husband, Rob of Scotia, NY,
Krista Loffhagen and her husband, Adam of Prior Lake, MN;
7 Grandchildren, Joseph Murphy, Lily Murphy, Alissa Wilbur, Jack Loffhagen, Owen Wilbur, Anna Loffhagen, and Samuel Loffhagen;
Sisters, Linda Lietzau and her husband, Mark of Fifty Lakes, MN,
Susan Dahlke and her husband, Dale of Hutchinson, MN,
Jackie Hoffman and her husband, Adrian of Blackduck, MN,
Cindy Engelstad-Lundh and her husband, Paul of Centerville, MN;
Many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Sandy is preceded in death by her Parents, Harlan and Jean Engelstad and Daughter, Lori Healy.