Marsha I. Sands

Marsha Ideene Sands, 71, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 4:55 a.m. at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne, IN.

Mrs. Sands graduated from Huntington High School in 1964. She worked at Pyle Industries for many years before working as secretary for Hiner Transport. She was a member of Faith Community Church in Huntington and Order of the Eastern Star Floral Chapter 75.

She was born July 30, 1946, in Fort Wayne to Earl and Mary Starbuck Bowman. She married Arlen Monroe Sands on Jan. 10, 1970, in Huntington; he preceded her in death on June 24, 2017.

Survivors include a daughter, Amy (Tim) Roberts, of Huntington; a son, Eric (Gena) Sands, of Roanoke; two brothers, Jim (Mary Helen) Bowman and Frank (Deb) Bowman, both of Huntington; a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Bowman, of Huntington; four grandchildren, Kaytlyn (Garrett) Seney, Brandyn Roberts, Ricky Sands and Brittany Sands, and a great-granddaughter.

Calling is Monday, May 21, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with a funeral service following immediately at 3 p.m., at Bailey-Love Mortuary, Huntington. Rev. Micah Mobley will officiate. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery, Huntington County.

Memorial gifts may be made to Cancer Services for Huntington County or Faith Community Church, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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