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DelRoy J. Sand, Sr. – Obituary

Name: DelRoy J. Sand, Sr.

Age: 91

Born: 04-27-1926

Died: 12-31-2017

Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud, Minnesota

St. Anthony's Catholic Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of DelRoy J. Sand Sr., 91, of St. Cloud will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Del passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Reverend Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Entombment will be at Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum, St. Cloud.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud and after 9:30 a.m. on Friday at the church. Parish prayers will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Del was born on April 27, 1926 in St. Cloud to the late Louis and Frances (Huschle) Sand. He graduated from Cathedral High School and proudly served in the US Navy during WWII. Del married Rita C. Ulginer on October 7, 1947 at Holy Angels Catholic Church and lived all of his life in St. Cloud. He started working at Donovan’s Sausage in high school and remained there until 1975. He continued his career in meat sales until retirement. He was a member of St. Anthony’s Parish, lifetime member and past president of the St. Cloud Lions Club (receiving their highest award, the Melvin Jones Award in 2007), lifetime member of St. Cloud Granite Post VFW #428, member of the St. Cloud Eagles and past member of Waite Park American Legion Silver Star Post #428 and the Elks.
Del enjoyed playing cards, fishing and retirement. Above all he treasured spending time with family.
He is survived by his children, Del Jr. of St. Michael, Jim (Rose) of Cold Spring, Rita (Rod) Sundquist of Sartell and Bev (Al) Foss of Becker; 13 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren; brother, Myron (Jeanette) of Brandon; sisters, Eva Ethen of St. Paul, Roseanne Bjorklund of Sauk Rapids; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rita in 1993; grandchildren, Jason Sand and Kathy Foss; and siblings, Genevieve Sand, Lucy Thueringer, Allan Sand, Mary Jane Krippner, Collette Ruprecht and Cletus Sand.
A special thank you to Good Shepherd Memory Cottages for their compassionate care.
Memorials are preferred.

Guestbook for DelRoy J. Sand, Sr.

Sue Block
, Friend of daughter
January 4, 2018, 10:34 pm
I was so sorry to hear about your fatherís passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. Your sympathy is in my heart.
Nancy Helmer Weiss
, Friend of daughter
January 4, 2018, 9:27 pm
Thinking of you and so sorry for your loss. My sincere sympathy, Nancy
Judy and Mike Bowatz
January 3, 2018, 11:08 pm
To Delís family, you have our deepest sympathy. May family and friends help ease your pain and hold your memories close to your heart
Rick and Julie Gutormson
, Friend
January 3, 2018, 12:23 am
What a gentle and kind man. We loved spending time with Del at all of the grand kids birthday parties. He will be missed by many. Keeping the family in our thoughts and prayers
Lyle and Karen Collver
, Friend
January 2, 2018, 11:31 pm
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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