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In Memory of Sandra Germanson


February 18, 1939 - August 3, 2019

Sandra Helen Germanson, age 80, of Barron, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born February 18, 1939 in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, the daughter of Ovid and Gladys (Swanson) Thorgerson.  She grew up in Cameron and graduated from Cameron High School.  On May 24, 1958 she married Harvey Germanson at Salem Lutheran Church in Barron.  Harvey was drafted in 1959 and Helen followed to which ever base he was stationed at.  Sandra and Harvey eventually moved to Barron and started their family.

She volunteered at the thrift store in Rice Lake and worked at the Turkey Store in Barron for 16 years.  Sandra enjoyed reading, traveling, music and watching the animals.  She was also a long time member at Salem Lutheran Church in Barron.

Sandra is survived by her husband, Harvey of Barron; son, Mark Germanson of Eau Claire; daughters, Lori Germanson of Rice Lake and Annette Kent of Barron; 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; nieces, Sandra Nielsen of Rice Lake and Angela Fredrickson of Turtle Lake; nephews, Carl Nielsen of Rice Lake and Joseph Fredrickson of Cameron.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Celia Fredrickson.

Funeral Services for Sandra Germanson will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Salem Lutheran Church in Barron with Rev. Michael Nielsen officiating.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Saturday morning at the church.  Burial will be at a later date at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery in Spooner.

Arrangements are being handled by Rausch and Steel Funeral Home, Barron. 


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