Rossville—Sandra R. “Sandy” Wichman, 65 passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.
She was born March 5, 1950 at Atchison, the daughter of John and Vivian Lueb Heideman. Sandy grew up in Marysville and Seneca graduating from St. Peter and Paul Catholic High School. She had lived in Topeka from 1972 until moving to Rossville in 1980.
Sandy worked for USD #321 for 32 years, many of those years as the secretary at the Rossville Jr/Sr High School. She was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church where she played the organ. She also was a member of Jimmy Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion Auxiliary.
On September 27, 1969 she was united in marriage to Kenneth “Ken” Wichman at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Seneca. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include her mother, Vivian Heideman, Seneca; her children, Leslie (Scott) Martin, Overland Park, Kristy Dyche, Rossville, Scott (Shelley) Wichman, Topeka and Kendra (John) Gonzales, Topeka; a brother, Richard (Nancy) Heideman, Omaha; two sisters, Theresa (Marty) Nordhus and Leddy Rothers all of Seneca; 13 grandchildren, Abby, Jayden, Wyatt, Kallan, Olivia, Shelbey, Cody, Sheriden, Noah, Korin, Brinley, Sophia and Sawyer.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Monday, December 28, 2015 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Rossville. Family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Sunday, December 27, 2015 at the church where there will be a rosary prayed at 7:00 P.M. Inurnment will be in the Rossville Cemetery, Rossville. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Stanislaus Catholic Church Building Fund and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.