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Sandra Kaye Juhl

June 26, 2015
Reinbeck Courier

Sandra Kaye Juhl, 67, of Grinnell, died June 19, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 23rd, at the Grinnell Christian Church with Rev. John Epperson, retired of Grinnell, officiating. Pallbearers were Clint, Colton, Kirk and Kody Dinsdale, Bob Harms, Adam Heineman and Alec, Ash and Lon Larsen. Burial was in Hazelwood Cemetery in Grinnell.

Visitation was held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday at the Smith Funeral Home in Grinnell with the family present from 5:00 to 8:00 Monday evening.

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Memorial contributions may be directed to the Sandra K. Juhl Memorial Fund.

Sandy was born May 26, 1948, in Cedar Falls, the daughter of Iner and Vivian Bern Larsen. She was raised in Reinbeck and was a 1966 graduate of Reinbeck High School and then attended Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls.

On June 17, 1967, she was united in marriage with Randy Juhl, at the U.C.C. church in Reinbeck. The couple lived in Johnston, Beaverdale and Urbandale prior to moving to Grinnell in 1972. While in Grinnell she babysat out of her home for many years before becoming a realtor with Dean Douglas Realty. She returned to babysitting before acquiring Daso Electrostatic Refinishing, Inc. in 1991. She and Randy owned and operated Daso until 2004. During this time she was very active in the Eagles Club in Grinnell and the Grinnell School District where she ran the concession stand for many years. The concession stand was later renamed after Randy and Sandy in honor of their many hours of volunteering.

Sandy was a member of the Grinnell United Church of Christ-Congregational, Grinnell Eagles Auxiliary Club #2545 and the Grinnell Booster Club.

Sandy enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and attending all her children's and grandchildren's activities. She was an avid Iowa State Cyclone fan and a loyal Grinnell Tiger fan. She enjoyed fishing especially the annual fishing trips to Canada. She loved caring for children and always made time for anyone that needed her help. The Eagles Club continued to be a big part of her life!

Survivors include three children, Jason (Sarah) Juhl of Edmond, Okla., Jacqueline (David) Harris of Grinnell and Jamie (Dan) Kirby of Dike; one brother, Lon (Carene) Larsen of Reinbeck; two sisters, Cheryl (Bob) Harms of Gurnee, Ill. and Lora (Kirk) Dinsdale of Reinbeck; and seven grandchildren, Clayton, Macy and Leah Harris and Ethan, Sawyer, Brodie and Kason Kirby. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Randy in 2005.

 
 

 

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