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Sandra Jean Henderson

Sandra Jean Henderson, nee Jung, 70, originally from Waterloo, passed away February 23, 2019 in Danville, CA. She was born November 11, 1948 in Red Bud, IL, daughter of the late Gene Jung and Leone (nee Vogt) Jung.

After graduating from SS Peter & Paul high school Sandy completed a course of study in the health field and was presented her nursing cap and certificate from Career Academy in Chicago in 1967. She worked in the offices of  Drs. Franklin and Charnes in St. Louis. Later, after moving to California she became a Purchaser for a division of Hitachi in San Jose, CA.

She was a member of Gateway City Church in San Jose and later Community Church of God. She was always an active member, participating in church activities and Bible studies. She was a loving mother and grandmother and delighted in celebrating holidays, especially Christmas with her family.

She leaves behind her children, Dena (Marc) Protenic of Danville, CA and Michael (Amy Larkin) Henderson of Pleasanton, CA. Her grandchildren, Michaela & Joseph Protenic, Michael Depiano, III, and Owen Henderson. Her sisters and brothers-in-law, Vickie and Douglas Clements, Cindy and Lee Peterson, Pam and Dennis Hobbs, Lisa Bischof and Mark Shoemaker. Her Aunts Ruth Jung and Jeannete Jung, an Uncle, Joe Sondag plus nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James J. Henderson, and her daughter Andrea Jean Henderson.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
World Vision

Memorial Visitation:
10 AM until time of service Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home

Memorial Service:
11:30 AM Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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A Tropical Dish Garden with Fresh Flowers was sent on April 22, 2019

Thinking of you all and holding you close in thoughts and prayers. Jeff and Mary Lou Auton and family , Jeff and Paula Garrott and family, Buddy and Paula Tolbert

Expression of Sympathy Apr 22 2019 12:00 AM

My heart felt sorry to Sandy's family. We were high school classmates and thankful that she was able to come to our 50th class reunion. She was a beautiful person inside and out and I treasured her friendship. Many hugs to all of you. I am not able to attend the memorial service and saddened that I will miss meeting her family.

Eileen Curran (Ruhmann) Apr 17 2019 12:00 AM