Sandra Higbee, 54, Glenville

Published 1:59 pm Thursday, January 23, 2014

Sandra Jean “Sandy” (Monson) Higbee, 54, of Glenville died on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at her home.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Petersen Lund Funeral Home, 505 N. Clark St., Forest City, Iowa. The Rev. Doug Schneider will officiate.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Petersen Lund Funeral Home, 505 N. Clark St., Forest City.

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Interment will be held in Ellington Township Cemetery in rural Forest City.

Memorials may be directed to the Sandy (Monson) Higbee memorial fund in care of the family.

Sandra Jean Monson was born Dec. 15, 1959, in Forest City, the daughter of Milton and Dorothy (Hurst) Monson. She attended Forest City schools. She lived in Clear Lake, Iowa, for several years before living in Glenville the last few years.

Sandra Higbee

Sandra Higbee

Sandy enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, riding horses, collecting elephants, visiting with family and friends and babysitting her nieces and nephews. Sandy was a very gentle kind hearted person who was very generous and always enjoyed giving gifts. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her son, Michael Johnson of Klemme, Iowa; daughter, Stacy (Jacie) Middleton of Carroll, Iowa; father, Milton (Norma) Monson of Leland, Iowa; siblings Kenneth (Sheryl) Monson of Garner, Iowa, John (Virginia) Monson of Forest City, Paula (Bill) Gaines of Glenville and Darla Thorson of Lake Mills; two grandchildren, Blake and Zach Johnson; aunt, Darlene Monson, of Forest City; and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents; mother, Dorothy Monson; and son, Marley Johnson Jr.