Sandra Lemke, 71, Arlington


Sandra Lemke, age 71, of Arlington died at her residence on Tuesday, Nov. 21.
Visitation will be held at the Kolden Funeral Home in Arlington from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30.
Burial services will be at  Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1.
Sandra was born to Frank and Irene (Griep) Spellman in St. Peter on October 23, 1946.   She married Richard Hendrycks in Gaylord on Feb. 1, 1964. After that marriage dissolved, she married Richard Lemke in St. Peter on Oct. 20, 1984.  Sandra worked as a caregiver and enjoyed gardening and playing Farkle.  
She is survived by her daughter,  Linda (Michael) Paggen of Arlington; step-son  Richard Cantu (fiancé Desirae Roberts); step-daughter Jennifer (Ron) Rickmar; grandchildren, Josh (Angela) Paggen, Erik (Genna) Paggen, Tony (Chelsea) Paggen and Brent Morris; step-grandchildren, Zachary Cantu, Hunter Cantu, Sam Rickmar, Ben Rickmar, Taylor Moore and Bradly Moore, great grandson, Owen Paggen; siblings Lois (LeRoy) Meyer, Karen Fuller, Dennis (Linda) Spellman and Gail Spellman; and also many nieces and nephews.  
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Irene Spellman; husband, Richard Lemke; sister, Punky Swenson; and brother, Tom Spellman. 

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