Sandra Kay Boyum age 69 of Wabasso passed away peacefully Monday, June 30, 2014 at Seasons Hospice House. Private services will be held. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Sandra Kay (Lindorff) Boyum was born November 29, 1944 in St. Peter, Minnesota to Jane (Boldt) Baade and step-father Bud Baade. She attended New Ulm Public School. On May 27, 1961 she married Rodney Boyum in Brookings, SD. The couple was blessed with 8 children. After raising her children, Sandra furthered her education by earning her Bachelor’s Degree from SSU Marshall. After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree, Sandra attended two years at Mankato and two years at Grand Forks. Sandra enjoyed reading, working on miniature doll houses, quilting, and crocheting. With a large family she spent time canning, cooking, baking, and gardening. Sandra enjoyed shopping at thrift and antique stores. Sandra made various crafts and worked with ceramics. She loved her cats and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Sandra is survived by her husband Rodney, eight children: Jane (John) Kelley of Redwood Falls, Valerie Boyum of Redwood Falls, Sharon Boyum of Bellevue, NE, Susan Boyum of Galveston, TX, Tammy (Charlie) Snyder of Tracy, Deborah Boyum of Redwood Falls, Pamela (Tom) Sheeran of Seaforth, and Shawn Boyum of Echo. She is also survived by 20 grandchildren; 20+ great-grandchildren; and three sisters: Kathy, Linda, Penny; and her beloved cat Mittens. She is preceded in death by her parents, daughter-in-law Jean Boyum, sister Gloria, brother Leslie, and favorite cat Misty.