Sandra Jean Shomaker, 69, of Rock Falls, formerly of Dixon, died Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Transitions Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rock Falls. She worked as a CNA at the Dixon State School, prior to her retirement.
Sandra was born December 13, 1942, in Urbana, IL, the daughter of Roy and Annette (Munch) French. She was a graduate of Villa Grove Schools. Sandra married Richard Bruce Shomaker on October 3, 1965, in Champaign. He preceded her in death on May 27, 1996.
Survivors include one son, Richard Shomaker Jr. of Dixon; one brother, Ed (Lee) French; one step-brother, Gerald Lee (Karen) Harvey of Monticello; one step-sister, Nancy (Paul) Jones of Villa Grove; one half-sister, Patricia (Harold) Peterson of Princeton, IN; three grandchildren; and her mother-in-law, Dorothy Shomaker of Dixon.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, and her step-mother, Vermadell French.
Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 26, 2012, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon.
A memorial has been established.