Sandy passed away peacefully with her family on Friday February 7,2020. She was born in Hastings, Mi on July 14, 1946 to Vernon Newton and Lois Fair. Hastings is where Sandy spent her 73 years.
During her life she worked many places, did a variety of things and met many people. Those who knew her knew she was near because she like to be heard. They also knew how much she loved animals.
In September of 1965 Sandy and James Baker gave the world Jeanne Marie, her only child. During her life time Sandy enjoyed a good card game(especially poker), garage sales, chocolate shakes from Richies and was a member of the Eagles club & Moose lodge. She enjoyed special times with her great granddaughter Sophia.
Sandy is survived by her daughter Jeanne (Jeff) Payton of Hastings, brothers Jerry (Kathy) Newton of Wayland & Dennis (Gloria) Cooley of Chesapeake, VA. Her grandson Russell Burgdorf III and granddaughter Amanda Fleury. Several nieces, nephews and family. She also shared two very special life long friends Char Abasse & Geri Szczepanak.
Sandy is preceeded in death by both her parents Vernon & Lois, two brothers Vernon (Bud) Newton & Jimmy Lee.
Family will have a celebration of life Friday February 14, 2020 between 5pm-7pm at the American Legion Post 2160 M-37 Hwy. Hastings, MI. 49058
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