Sandra McReynolds age 73 of Granite Falls passed away Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Clara City Care Center. According to her wishes, no services will be held. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.
Sandra McReynolds was born August 3, 1942 in San Diego, California to Bernice and Wallace Bue of Granite Falls. She graduated from Granite Falls High School in 1960. Sandy furthered her education at Mankato State University and graduated with a BS degree in English. Her first teaching position was in Hanley Falls and Milroy. In 1963 Sandy was united in marriage to Stephen Flickinger of Montevideo. The couple moved to Maryland in 1965 where they raised their three sons while Sandy continued to teach elementary and middle school. The couple divorced in 1988. In 1994 Sandy married George McReynolds from Pennsylvania. She continued her teaching career in Maryland and North Carolina. Sandy returned to Minnesota and taught high school in Renville and worked at RBS for approximately twelve years.
Sandy is survived by her three children: Kiley Flickinger (Joanne Heinzman) of Ohio, Ross Flickinger of Hutchinson, and Delano Flickinger (Kathy O’Brien) of LeSueur; and two grandchildren: Heather Flickinger and Matthew Erickson. She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands Stephen and George, and daughter-in-law Alice Flickinger.