Chester Sande, 1929-2015

Published 10:27 am Monday, March 16, 2015

Chester Truman Sande, 85, of West Concord, formerly of Bloomington, died Friday, March 13, 2015, at the home of his daughter surrounded by his family.

Chester Sande

Chester Sande

He was born Aug. 5, 1929, in Freeman Township, the son of Ernest and Clara (Klabo) Sande. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Chester retired from the city of Hopkins and was a proud Army veteran, who truly enjoyed nature and the peace and serenity it provided. His selfless and quiet nature endeared him to many and he treasured every moment spent with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who love him.

He is survived by his children Sharon (Tom) Meyer, Cindy (Jeff) Martin and Bob (Sue Taylor) Sande; grandchildren Matt (Sara) Meyer, Tamara (Jay) Brownson, Andrea Erickson, Joe (Ashley) Jerome, Josh (Elizabeth) Jerome and Nick Martin; and ten great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Erlys (Cato) Trolen, Patricia Irwin, Marlene Miner and Arlene Vanek and his brother-in-law, Vic (Deb) Augustin.

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He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth, and his parents.

Visitation will be on from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Michaelson Funeral Home in West Concord. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Michaelson Funeral Home with The Rev. Chris Brekke officiating. Interment will be in the Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Kenyon Veterans Color Guard.