Sandra Alexander, 70

Sandra Jean "Sandy" Alexander, 70, of Wabash died at 8 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2019, at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester. 

She was born May 24, 1948, in Anderson, to Roy and Frances (North) Etchison.

Sandy was a graduate of Alexandria-Monroe High School. She married Donald E. Alexander in Alexandria, on Sept. 8, 1968.

She was a longtime cashier for Hooks Drugs, Revco Drugs, and CVS drugstore retiring in 2010. Sandy was a member of the Wabash Church of the Nazarene and a five year volunteer for Helping Hands of Wabash. She took pride in keeping a clean home, and enjoyed watching her grandkids sporting events.  

She is survived by her husband, Don Alexander of Wabash, two children, Tim (Sylvie) Alexander of Fort Wayne, and Becky (Matt) Burkhart of Wabash, three grandchildren, William Casey of Lansing, Mich., Noah  Burkhart and Isaac Burkhart, both of Wabash; and two brothers, Eddie (Linda) Etchison and Phillip (Julia) Etchison, both of Alexandria. 

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services were Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the Wabash Church of the Nazarene, 902 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Kirk Johnson officiating.  Burial was in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Visitation  was Monday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, and Tuesday at the church.

Preferred memorial is Wabash Church of the Nazarene Building Fund.

The memorial guest book for Sandy may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Mar 05