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Sandra Lee Bittmann

Birth Date: September 28, 1956
Death Date: September 18, 2017

Decatur-Sandra Lee Bittmann, 60, of Decatur, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017 in her home.

Sandra was born September 28, 1956 in Denver, Colorado the daughter of Leonard and Elsie (Madrid) Burke.

Surviving are her children Carmen Theel, Jerry Hawkins Sr., Bobby Bauer, Leonard Dickins, Howard Gleason, Edward Gleason, Helen Gleason, Robyn Gleason, Joseph Eccles, Christina Smith, and Ronald Dickerson, brother Richard Tafoya, and grandchildren Jerry Jr., Julie, Joseph, Jerricho, and Jade Hawkins, Tyler Bauer, Seth, Zachariah, and Amos Theel, Tristin and Stori Gleason, Samaya and Maddix George, and Dezmond Bellmon, and many other loving grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister.

Honoring Sandra wishes cremation services will be provided by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. No services are planned at this time. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

No Services Planned
September 19, 2017
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. Sandy, You never felt comfortable enough to meet us or talk to us and we respected your privacy but we want you to know that we have always loved you and prayed for you countless times during these past 24 years. It has been a privilege to raise Christina and you would be so proud of her! You loved being a mama and we have tried to give her the kind of life you wanted for all of your children. Thank you for the most precious gift of your youngest daughter. God bless and keep you until we meet face to face in Heaven. To your family we send our heartfelt sympathy at Sandra's passing. May the Lord bring you true comfort and the peace that goes beyond all human understanding. In Jesus' Love, Mary & George Smith

  2. Love you sis. Surprised by the news of you passing. Rest in Paradise. You are loved and will be missed. :sunglasses::sunglasses::sunglasses::sunglasses:

  3. Our prayers are going out for all the family. We are deeply sorry for your loss. The greatest memory for Mike and I is when you trusted us to raise four of your children. Life had it's ups and downs for you and wasn't always fair. But you can now watch over them from above and be proud of the men and women they have become. Enjoy the reunion with your father and mother.

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