Sandy Summers of Isanti died January 15, 2015 at home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 22nd at Elim Baptist Church in Isanti. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 PM on Wednesday, January 21st at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti and also 1 hour prior to the service at church on Thursday. Interment will be in Isanti Union Cemetery.
Sandra Lee Summers was born July 6, 1949 in Minneapolis to Milton and Alice (Carlson) Land. She was raised in Cambridge and graduated from Cambridge High School, Class of 1968. After graduation she spent one year at Bemidji State. On August 16, 1969 she married Clarence Milton Summers. They made their home in Isanti. Sandy worked for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association for 21 years. She was a very involved member of Elim Baptist Church. Sandy served on many committees and worked with all ages from the nursery to seniors. She was strong in her Christian faith. Sandy deeply loved her family, grandchildren, friends and church. She gave all she could to those in need. Operation Christmas Child had a special place in her heart. Over the years Sandy has filled hundreds on Shoeboxes so children would have something to open and call their own at Christmas time.
Sandy Summers passed away at home on January 15, 2015 surrounded by her family at the age of 65 years 6 months and 9 days. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Steve; sister, Denise and nephew, Bobby. Sandy is survived by her husband, Ted; son, Dan of Duluth; daughter, Jodi (John) Prock of Maple Grove; 5 grandchildren, Christian, Amber, Josh, Kyle and Jackson; six brothers and sisters, Margaret (Bill) Ellis of Jenkins, Don (Meg) Land of Camarillo, CA, Cindy (Kory) Boster of Sallisaw, OK, Vicki (Joel) Boman of Magnolia, TX, Greg (Donna) Land of Forest Lake, Gary (Gayle) Land of Cambridge; sister-in-law, Becky Land of River Falls, WI; brother-in-law, Larry Wood of Cambridge; and by many other relatives and friends.