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Sandra "Sandy" L Jensen

March 21, 1962 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 61) 61 Years Old

Sandra "Sandy" Jensen Obituary

Hastings resident Sandra “Sandy” L. Jensen, 61, passed away Monday, January 15, 2024, at Mary Lanning HealthCare in Hastings from COVID and a long battle with COPD.

Private family services to be held at a later date. DeWitt Funeral Home and cremation services is helping her family with arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to her family for a later designation.

Sandy was born March 21, 1962, in York, Nebraska to Richard and Rosetha (Ellis) Gerard. She graduated from Hastings High School with the class of 1980. Sandy married Alan Hedlund on February 14, 1981, they later divorced. In 1998 she married Kelvin Jensen, Kelvin preceded her in death on February 18, 2019. She worked at Coleman and then Thermo King. Sandy moved to Kearney when her work moved her there and her two children were born, Heather Rose and Jeremy James Schilder.

Sandy was preceded in death by her husband, Kelvin Jensen; brother, Robert Gerard; step-father, Ken Alcock; father and stepmother, Richard and Neva Gerard; grandparents, Edward and Anna Gerard and Virgil and Bertha Ellis; aunt, Phyllis Samsel; cousins, Tadd Ellis, Zehariah Gunn, and Michael Manning.

Left to cherish her memory mother, Rosetha Adcock; daughter, Heather (Scott) Triplette, and grandson, Ryker of Beaver Crossing, NE; son, Jeremy Schilder of Hastings, NE; aunt, Tammy Gerard of Hastings, NE; cousins, Jessica Gerard of Hastings, NE, Christopher and McKenna Gerard of Grand Island, NE, and Nash Gerard.

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