Sandra Shomaker

Sandra Shomaker

ROCK FALLS – Sandra Jean Shomaker, 69, of Rock Falls, formerly of Dixon, died Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2012) at Transitions Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rock Falls.

She worked as a CNA at the Dixon State School prior to her retirement.

Sandra was born Dec. 13, 1942, in Urbana, the daughter of Roy and Annette French. She was a graduate of Villa Grove schools. Sandra married Richard Bruce Shomaker on Oct. 3, 1965, in Champaign. He preceded her in death on May 27, 1996.

Survivors include one son, Richard Shomaker Jr. of Dixon; one brother, Ed (Lee) French; one step-brother, Gerald Lee Harvey of Monticello; one step-sister, Nancy (Paul) Jones of Villa Grove; one half-sister, Patricia Peterson of Princeton, Ind.; three grandchildren; and her mother-in-law, Dorothy Shomaker of Dixon.

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon.

A memorial has been established.

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