Gordon A. Sandmire

Gordon A. Sandmire

Gordon A. Sandmire, age 70, of Richland Center, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Richland Hospital. He was born April 20, 1942 in Richland Center, Wisconsin the son of Eldon and Berniece Sandmire. He attended Richland Center High School. On May 16, 1964, he married the love of his life, Linda Salisbury. Gordon and Linda farmed for many years. Gordon also worked at Badger Ordnance for several years, worked 18 years at the Richland Center Foundry, and drove school bus for the Richland School District.

Survivors include; his wife of 48 years: Linda Sandmire, three children: Jeffrey Sandmire (Peggy Hampton), Lisa (Richard) Ermilio, Vicki Olson, all of Richland Center, two brothers: Marvin (Dorthy) Sandmire of Utah, Norman (Mary) Sandmire of Richland Center, one Aunt: Irene Hanold of Richland Center, six grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Gordon was preceded in death by his parents Eldon and Berniece Sandmire; his father in law and mother in law: Winifred and Wanda Salisbury; his daughter Dawn Sandmire and granddaughter Samantha Sandmire.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, October 29, 2012 at the PRATT MEMORIAL CHAPEL. Burial will be in the Dayton Corners Cemetery. Friends may call at the PRATT MEMORIAL CHAPEL on Sunday, October 28, 2012 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM or on Monday from 10:00 AM until service time. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the Sandmire family.