Sandra “Sandy” Louise Eickelman was born on July 18, 1938, to William H. and Lurena “Renee” Sater in Springfield, Missouri. She was raised in Springfield and graduated from Central High School. She is survived by her sister, Linda Williams (Roy); her daughter, Sandra Gail Greer and husband, Olen; son, Steve Marks and wife, Brenda; son, Eric Eickelman and wife, Marni); 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 48 years, Gene Eickelman;, three sisters, Violet, Fay, and Iris; and one great-grandchild, Abian Marks.
Sandy held numerous positions throughout her career, but worked for the state of Missouri until retiring after more than 20 years of distinguished service. Sandy was a faithful member of First Assembly of God in Jefferson City before moving to Springfield, Missouri, following the death of her husband. She transferred her membership to Brighton Assembly of God where she regularly attended until her passing. She loved to cook and was reportedly the best cook in the region (after the passing of her mother). Sandy loved to vacation in the mountains with her family. She loved her family and the Lord Jesus Christ more than anything. Her greatest desire in life was to see all her family and friends accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior and spend eternity with her in heaven. She was truly a woman of God.
A visitation for Sandy will be held at Greenlawn Funeral Home North (3506 N National, Springfield, MO) on Friday, March 17, 2023, from 6:00-8:00 pm. Sandy’s funeral service will be held at Brighton Assembly of God (5403 Hwy F, Brighton, MO) on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 3:00 pm., with Rev. Lowell Perkins and Rev. Brent Hurt officiating. Sandy will be laid to rest next to her husband at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery (5201 S Southwood Rd, Springfield, MO) on Monday, March 20, 2023, at 10:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Sandy’s memory to Brighton Assembly of God (417-376-2424).