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1943 Sandra 2020

Sandra K. Kiesling

May 2, 1943 — October 28, 2020

Sandra Kay Kiesling, 77, of Rockford, passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

Sandy was born in Clinton, IA on May 2, 1943, daughter of Frederick and Pauline (Peterson) Hinerichsen. She married Ronald L. Kiesling on March 5, 1960 in Rockford. Sandy volunteered much of her time with OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in the gift shop and later in the print shop. She loved sewing, fishing in tournaments with her husband, traveling and camping. Sandy had a special love for her dog, Boo and most of all enjoyed her time spent with family. She will be dearly missed.

Sandy is survived by her loving husband, Ronald Kiesling; children, Robert (Robin) Kiesling, Dennis (Kris) Kiesling, Michael (Karen) Kiesling and Rodney (Jennifer) Kiesling; grandchildren, Daniel (Jessica) Kiesling, Shawn Kiesling, Brooke Kiesling, Hannah and Andrew Kiesling, Stephanie (Kevin) King and Tiffany (Karri) Turner; great-grandchildren, Riley, Kyleigh, Oakleigh, Karson, Barrett, Maverick and Bailey. She is predeceased by her parents and 5 siblings.

A walk-thru visitation will be held on Monday, November 2, 2020 from 5 - 7 pm at Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory, 1860 S. Mulford Rd. Rockford, IL 61108. Those attending are required to wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines to allow 10 people at a time. A private family funeral service will be held. Guests are welcome to attend the graveside service around 12:30 p.m. at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Winnebago, IL, also adhering to mask and social distancing guidelines.

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Service Schedule

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Monday, November 2, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory - Mulford Chapel

1860 South Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61108

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Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Winnebago/Rockford

8616 West State Road, Winnebago, IL 61088

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