Veva Mae Sands

Last Updated on February 20, 2017 by cassnetwork

Veva Mae Sands, 96, Logansport, passed away peacefully at 7:36 p.m. Friday, February 17, 2017, in her home.

Born March 2, 1920, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of the late Floyd O. and Josephine (Shaffer) Coble.

On October 24, 1936, in the Burnettsville Christian Church, she was married to Leon E. Sands who preceded her in death February 2, 1999.

Veva began her career in radiology in 1953 at St. Joesph Hospital where she received her training from Dr. E. Jewell and Sister Chrysanthemum. For 32 years, she worked at the State Hospital serving as supervisor of the x-ray department for 27 years.

She was a member of the American Legion Post 60 Auxiliary. Veva enjoyed gardening and working in her yard.

Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Doris Jean and Thomas L Baker, of Logansport, one brother, Rodney Eugene (JoAnn) Coble of South Carolina; two sisters, Ruth Brooks of Monticello and Dixie Lee (Wayne) Hanawalt of Delphi; four grandchildren: Susan (David) Follett, Christopher (Sharan) Unger, Scot (Pamela) Unger and Matthew Unger (girlfriend Tammy Hicks); two step-grandchildren: Charles Unger and Mary Ann Walker; several great-grandchildren,and great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Veva’s family would like to thank Guardian Angel Hospice, especially Ruby Hall and Ed Kramer, for their loving care in making Veva’s final days at home comfortable.

She was preceded in death one son-in-law, Clair Unger; one brother, William Coble; and two sisters, Pauline Hook and Zona Wilburn.

A funeral service celebrating Veva’s life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 in Fisher Funeral Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Davis Cemetery

Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20 and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday in the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Aux American Legion Post #60 Auxiliary, the Guardian Angel Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

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