Haldeen M. Sands,  94, of Taylorville, passed away on March 26, 2014 at 6:05 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. She was born on February 21, 1920 in Mt. Auburn, IL;  the daughter of Roy H. and Hallie (Pumphrey) Reindl. She married  Glenn William Best on March 16, 1939 in Taylorville, IL. He preceded her in passing on August 13, 1953. She married Billy Dean Sands on December 10, 1960 in Taylorville, IL; they later divorced.  She was a Clerk at Eisner’s Grocery Store for 18 years. She also worked at the Illinois Department of Revenue in Springfield for 10 years.

She is survived by her daughters: Janet H. Busonic of Holiday Hills, IL and Mary (Mick) Driver of Ocala, FL; grandchildren: Christine (Curt) Latzke of Wheeling, IL, Valerie Swiatkowski of Woodstock, IL, Kathy (Frank) Scribano of McHenry, IL, Rebecca (Patrick) McCloskey of Glen Ellyn, IL and Michael Driver of Indianapolis, IN; ten great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; brothers: Ralph (Nadine) Reindl of Yucca Valley, CA and Russell Reindl of Nokomis, IL; eight nieces and seven nephews; sister-in-law, Eileen Reindl of Taylorville, IL. She was preceded in passing by her parents, husband, Glenn Best; siblings: Billie Reindl, Merle Reindl, Rosemary Reindl, Leroy Reindl, Glenn Reindl, Violet Pickel Schroyer and Leona Caulk.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Steve Switzer officiating.  Burial will be at Anderson Cemetery in Palmer, IL

Memorials may be made to: The American Diabetes Association, 425 S. Woods Mill Rd., Suite 110, Town and Country, MO 63017 or APDA Midwest Chapter, CDH Care Center, 1800 North Main Street, Suite #215, Wheaton, IL  60187

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois

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