Clara "C.D." Dolores Sandrock

October 29, 1929September 12, 2021

PEKIN ~ Clara Dolores “C.D.” Sandrock, 91, of Pekin, passed away at 7:51 a.m. Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

Born October 29, 1929 in Peoria Heights to Fred and Emma (Young) Samuelson, she married Charles William Sandrock on February 27, 1949 in North Pekin. He died January 16, 2010. She also was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Patricia Reeder.

Surviving are two daughters, Susan (Mark) Skinner of Pekin and Kay (Kevin) Goodman, both of Pekin; four grandchildren, Diane (Tim) Finn of Morton, Brent (Ellie) Skinner of Washington, Bethany (Sean) Murphy of Denver, Colorado and Kyle (Alyssa) Goodman of Morton; seven great-grandchildren and two sisters, Veda (Len) Marshall of Morton and Sylvia (David) Heidemann of Pekin.

A homemaker, Clara was devoted to spending time with family. She loved playing the piano. She also enjoyed wintering in Florida for many years and shopping.

She was a member of First Missionary Church in North Pekin, where she enjoyed providing floral arrangements for the church sanctuary.

Her graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, September 17, 2021 at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. Pastor David Heidemann, her brother-in-law, will officiate. There will be no visitation. Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Missionary Church, 124 Lincoln Blvd., North Pekin, IL 61554 or to WBNH 88.5 FM, 1919 Mayflower Drive, Pekin, IL 61554.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at the Villas of Hollybrook in Pekin and Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton for the excellent care provided for Mrs. Sandrock.

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Jay Jones

September 16, 2021

Diane and Family,

So sorry for your loss; Prayers for you and your family as you go through this time of bereavement.

Deanna Lovell

September 15, 2021

What a sweet lady and a deer friend to my mom! I'm sure she will be missed by all of her family on Earth, but she is rejoicing with her loved ones in Heaven!

Tom Dilbeck

September 14, 2021

Sue and Kay, Will always remember your mom as elegant and looking flawless !! The Oakhill days were terrific - hope you agree ? I'm so sorry !!