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Sandra Jean Walker

February 21, 2017

Edwardsville—Sandra Jean “Sandy” Walker 54, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

She was born April 8, 1962 at Topeka, the daughter of August and Anita M. Lemon VandeVelde.  Sandy graduated from St. Marys High School and Crumb’s Beauty School in Manhattan.  She was a homemaker.  Sandy was an organ donor.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, August “Sonny” VandeVelde and a sister, Nancy Sullivan.

Sandy had lived in the Kansas City area many years.  She was married to Bill Brungardt.  She later married Raymond John Walker III in Overland Park.  He survives of the home.

Other survivors include her children, Michael (Shannon) Brungardt, McKinney, TX., and Kristen (Vaughn) Scribner, Conway, AR;  brothers, Ronald VandeVelde, Havensville, Robert VandeVelde, Topeka, Dan VandeVelde, St. Marys, Rick VandeVelde, Topeka, Steve VandeVelde St. Marys and Jerry VandeVelde, Lyndon;  sisters, Pat Rezac, Emmett, Mary A. Haug, Topeka, Cathy McDevitt, Topeka, and DeeDee Preble, Mesa, AZ.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday, February 24, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys, Kansas.  Family will receive friends at Immaculate Conception Church from 6:00 until 7:00 P.M. Thursday, February 23, 2017 where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 P.M.  Inurnment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Blood Bank and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, KS.  66536.  To leave an online condolence please go to www.piperfuneralhome.com.

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15 thoughts on “Sandra Jean Walker

  1. Sandy,

    We will miss your smile, kindness and friendship. You were the best neighbor always there when we wanted to chat, or when my twin girls wanted to come over to say hi. We will also miss your cooking 🙂

    Wardwell family

  2. I just learned today of Sandy’s death. There are no words to describe my shock and sadness!
    Michael, Kristen and Ray I am so very, very sorry for your loss! I know how much she loved you all! She loved family above ALL else. She just recently shared beautiful pictures with me of you Kristen and Michael along with your spouses, whom she adored as well. And of course she shared a picture of the two of you Ray, in which you both look so happy. We had lost touch over the years and just reconnected again not long ago. And I’m so glad we did! She was one of the sweetest people I will have ever known! Love you Sandy! Heaven is very lucky to have you!

  3. Sandy,
    You were the Glue that had everyone in your path bond with you and love you. We miss you and will love you forever!

    Always your loving husband….Ray xoxoxo

  4. The vandevelde family has witnessed many losses in the near past. May Sandy rest in peace & the family assured she is with her many loved ones. Our sympathy to her loved ones.

  5. You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of your sister, mom, wife and friend. I know Sandy will be missed. She grew up in such a close, loving family.

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