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A MESSAGE FROM THE FAMILY

The family is planning on celebrating Sandra's life at a later date when restrictions are lifted and it is safe to do so. Please share a comment or fond memory for the family.
OBITUARY

Sandra Pope Thompson

February 22, 1942May 10, 2020

Sandra Pope Thompson, beloved wife, mother, grandma, sister and so much more, passed away peacefully on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 10th after a brief illness.

Sandra grew up in Indiana on the shores of Lake Michigan and met her lifelong love and husband of 56 years, David, as a senior at Purdue University. She was a high school teacher of many subjects, but most importantly, Sandra was a wife, mother and grandma. Sandra was a selfless servant in all that she did for her community and family. Her contributions were as visible as colonizing a new Alpha Phi chapter and leading the Greensboro Symphony Guild. Just as important to Sandra was dedicating her time to the library at First Presbyterian Church and time to whatever her family or friends needed, whenever it was needed. She was a gracious host, avid fan on many sidelines, and source of strength and guidance to many. All those she knew or helped will miss her and the loving example she set for everyone.

She leaves behind her husband David; three daughters, Kelly (and Joe) Pledger of Charlotte, Kristi (and Mo) McCord of Greensboro, and Kori (and Lee) Thompson of Mooresville; eight grandchildren, Collin, Kristopher, Carson, Katie, Ashleigh, Todd, Lauren and Liza Grace. She is also survived by siblings Carla (and Gib) Milkereit and Bill (and Yonnie) Pope, and many other loving extended family members and friends.

The family will make plans to celebrate her life when all those who loved Sandra can travel and gather together.

As long-time supporters of and volunteers at Victory Junction, the family asks that any remembrances be to www.victoryjunction.org.

Services

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Kathy Conowall

May 29, 2020

Living ‘behind you’ in New Irving Park for the better part of 20 years, and sharing this passing of time to watch our families grow was a gift Sandy and I often shared when we crossed between our back doors. Sandy’s gracious personality and devotion to each of you - David, Kelly, Kristi, and Kori - has become a continuing story that plays out on our refrigerator every year from Christmas to Christmas. The harvest from her carefully sewn seeds is clearly seen in the faces of her 8 Grandchildren. Sandy undertook every task and commitment with faithfulness and finality; never did she fail. Our hearts ache, our belief that she is amongst the highest ranking Angels in heaven will help us shift some of this sadness, and we will tenderly remember each of you in our daily prayers. With love, Kathy & Steve Conowall & Family.

Mike and Chris Budd

May 19, 2020

Words cannot express the sadness that we feel knowing that Sandy is no longer with us. We know she is in God’s hand and will be your guardian angel. The love that she gave you and the memories you shared will be your strength during these difficult times. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

CAROL HOLLIMAN

May 16, 2020

Dave,
We were so sorry to hear of Sandy's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Carol Holliman (Schneidewind) and Bill Carr

Robert Laterzo

May 16, 2020

David

I want to extend my deepest sympathy and prayers to you and your family on your loss.

Take Care

David Tidaback

May 15, 2020

I was so sorry to hear of Sandy's passing. She and I were friends (and friendly academic rivals) in Chesterton from grade school through high school. Although I saw her only infrequently after high school, it was always a pleasure to get together with her. Her loss leaves a void for her family and friends, and they have my sincere condolences.

Dan Jones

May 15, 2020

Dave and Family,
Although our sympathies and sadness for you and your family at Sandra's passing is acute, so also is our sincere appreciation and affection for one of God's beautiful people.
In working with Dave for many years I had always admired his empathy and humanness AND give Sandra credit for instilling these qualities in Dave. To me the Thompson family is legendary. To say that Sandra was proud of her daughters and grandchildren would be an understatement AND her hand can be seen in each of them. We celebrate with all the privilege of having known Sandra and our sincerest of condolences to Dave and family.
Love
Dan and Peggy Jones

Dana Grote Teeter

May 15, 2020

We were so blessed to have Sandy in our lives growing up and will always remember her beautiful smile, kindness and love for her family and friends. We share in your grief and send our love and support.
Dana (Grote), Chuck, Ben and Luke Teeter

Lorrayne Hammond-Rizer

May 15, 2020

Graduaded with Sandra. Such a great person a joy to be around. Rest in Peace!

Barbara Roberts

May 15, 2020

Sandy's life was a blessing to all who knew her. Memories of our friendship will always be a treasure, and will stay in our hearts always. We are sharing in your sadness.

In Christ,
Barbara and Greg Roberts

Allen & Cheryl Hankosky

May 14, 2020

Many wonderful golfing trips, will always remember her, she was so kind, sweet and caring person.....
So sorry to find this out, prayers with the whole family

God now has a winner there in Heaven

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