Sandra Spiker Obituary

EL DORADO, KS – Sandra Marie Spiker (Burns), 68, of El Dorado, Kan. died Sunday, February 9, 2020, at her home.

She was born on April 6, 1951 in Holton, Kansas, the daughter of Edwin and Bonnie (Hamlin) Burns. She was a 1969 graduate of Luckey High School and later attended Marymount College.

Sandra, a Christian, who retired from a 20-plus year career with Walmart, and also was a long-term employee of McCall Pattern Company. After retirement, she enjoyed spending time with her Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her infant sister Ann.

She is survived by her children, Leah (Alan) Taylor of Olsburg, Valerie (Dustin) Siegle of Westmoreland, Kandi Simpson (Chad Campbell) of Phoenix, Arizona, Joey Simpson (Robin Lenard) of El Dorado; her siblings Linda Correll, Doris (Bill) Bolicki, Ray (Nancy) Burns, Frank (Donna) Burns, Beth (Kevin) Fately, Sharon (Ryan) Runyan, and John Burns, and also her 18 grandchildren and 5 great-grandsons.

A Vigil Service with the Rosary will be held on Monday, February 17, 2020, at 6:30 pm at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan. The family will greet friends following the Vigil until 8:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at the Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Manhattan, with Father Kerry Ninemire as Celebrant. Interment will be private at a later date in the Sunrise Cemetery in Manhattan.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Sandra Spiker Memorial Fund. Contributions may be left in memory of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

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  • Courtesy of Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home