Sandra "Sandy" Lee Stoye
Sandra “Sandy” Lee Stoye, 73, of Springfield died at 11:57 am, Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born October 7, 1946, in Springfield, to LeRoy Martin and Blanche Richbourg (Spann) Cohnen and they preceded her in death. She married Richard C. Stoye on March 13, 1971 and he preceded her in death on September 27, 2019.
Survivors include two children, Bobby (Amy) Stoye of Sherman and Kellee Sporrer (fiancé: James Grigsby) of Chatham; three grandchildren, Richard “Cody” Stoye (fiancé: Brenda Martin) of Athens, Justin Tyler (Brandy) Stoye of Griggsville and Cayden Matthew Sporrer of Chatham; two great-grandchildren, Owen Brayden Stoye and Justin Tyler Stoye, Jr.; sister, Bonnie (Bob) Hickman Garner of Pisgah Forest, NC; niece, Kristen DeBenedetto of Valencia, CA; uncle, Melvin (Carol) Cohnen of Houston, TX; and several cousins.
Sandy belonged to St. John’s Lutheran Church. She was a resident of Springfield all of her life. She worked for the State of Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, retiring after 25 years in 2008.
Sandy enjoyed scrapbooking, playing Bunco and listening to music. She loved spending time out on her deck with her beloved family and friends. She adored her four-legged buddy, “Skippy”.
Visitation: 4 – 7 pm, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Reverend Greg Busboom officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Protective League.