Sandra Joyce Potter – age 72 of Clare, passed away at her home after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loved ones on Saturday, September 5, 2020. Sandra was born on November 1, 1947 in Cleveland, OH to parents Richard Elmer and Joyce Olive (Garcia) Hansen. Sandra married Ron Potter in Lake, MI on January 20, 1984. Their family included four children. She worked in housekeeping for many years at the Zeeland hospital, and when they moved to Arizona, she worked in assisted living care. Sandra liked listening to old country music, she enjoyed visiting casinos, and she loved to travel. She had a positive outlook in everything she did and always saw the best in everyone.
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Sandra will be missed by her family, her loving husband of 36 years, Ron Potter, their children; Tina (Randy) Hopkins, Sherri Schaub, Jerri (Rick) English, Jeff (Phyliss) Potter, grandchildren; Matthew Hopkins, Jeremy Novak, Randy Schaub, Justin Schaub, Heather Hardy, Nick Simmons, Christopher Schaub, Casandra Schaub, Zack English, Erica Potter, Evan Potter, and Jacob Potter, many great grandchildren, siblings; Linda Hect, Jim Carpenter, Luann Dennis, Nicky Hansen, Alicia (Clarence) Boom, Michael (Mary) Hansen, Patsy Hansen, and brother in law, Russ Farris, sister in law, Joann Bradley, as well as many nieces and nephews, and special friends, Clancey and Jane Yount.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard Hansen and Joyce Carpenter, her brothers; Lee Carpenter, Roddie Hansen and Stephen Hansen, as well as one sister, Laura Farris.
According to the family’s wishes a cremation has taken place. A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, September 11, 2020 at the Surrey Township Cemetery in Farwell at 1:00 PM. Jeffrey Potter will officiate. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to MidMichigan Home Care & Hospice, 3007 N. Saginaw Road, Midland, MI 48640. Please share your memories and condolences with Sandra’s family online at www.CampbellStocking.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Campbell Stocking Funeral Home, Farwell.