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Obituary for Sandra E. Erdman (Searles)

(nee Searles) Found peace surrounded by her family on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at the age of 84 years. Sandy is survived by her beloved husband, Eugene, of nearly 65 years. Loving mother of Alan, Vicki (Dennis), Sue (Robert), Mary (Keith), and Gene (Anna). Proud grandmother of Jackson, Alanna, Alison, Molly, Emily, Sunny, Taylor, Alex, Sophia and Victoria. Cherished great grandmother of Zoe, Brooke, Charlie, Eli, Shepard, Flora and Heidi. Dearest sister of Frederick (Donna). Sandy is also loved and will be  missed by other relatives and friends.

Sandy worked as a travel agent for many years and worked for the Minnesota Rubber Company for over 20 years. She was a member of St. Matthew’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa for over 55 years where she touched many lives and made lifelong friendships. Sandy was an active member of the Wauwatosa PTA for many years. She loved traveling, reading, knitting, playing cribbage, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sandy and Gene spent 10 years of their retirement in Arizona where they continued their travels, made many friends and created enduring memories with their family.

There will be a time of gathering at a date and location in the near future. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association appreciated.

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