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Sandra Mandl

Sandra Mandl

NORFOLK — Memorial service for Sandra L. Mandl, 78, Stanton, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. The Rev. Tim Lillard will officiate. Private inurnment will be at a later date.

She died Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Care Center in Norfolk.


Sandra L. Mandl was born Oct. 16, 1942, in Norfolk to Jerald and Marian (Trautman) Henrickson. Sandra grew up in rural Magnet. She attended grade school in Magnet and graduated from Randolph High School in 1959. She then attended cosmetology school at St. Joseph’s Beauty College in Norfolk and met her future spouse, George Mandl, during that time.

On Aug. 5, 1962, she married George at the United Methodist Church in Magnet. After marriage, the couple moved to Stanton, where she was a housewife and home maker.

Sandra was a member of the United Methodist Church in Stanton. She enjoyed doing everything inside and outside of the house from gardening and raising her flowers to cooking and baking.

Survivors include her spouse, George Mandl of Stanton; son Todd (Cindy) Mandl of Stanton; daughter Candace (Craig) Podany of Norfolk; son Tim (Sarah) Mandl of Munford, Tenn.; daughter Tricia Thelen of Pilger; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her mother, Marian Henrickson of Norfolk; a brother, Terry (Serm) Henrickson of Columbus; along with nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jerald Henrickson, and a brother, Rick Henrickson

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

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CARROLL — Services for Patricia Johnson Roberts, 97, North Platte, formerly of Carroll, will be at the United Methodist Church in Carroll. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery in Carroll.

CLARKSON — Services for Dorothy Moore, 83, Clarkson, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at Ss. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Clarkson. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

A celebration of his life for Ernest L. Johnson, 57, will be set for a later date.

VERDIGRE — Memorial services for Donald Miller, 90, Verdigre, will be at a later date.

NORFOLK — Services for Melvern Horst, 89, Stanton, are pending with Home for Funerals in Norfolk. He died Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

PIERCE — Private services for LaVern M. Fullner, 97, Kearney, formerly of Pierce, will be Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Zion Lutheran Church in Pierce. Burial will be in Prospect View Cemetery in Pierce.

WAYNE — Private graveside services for Susan Gansebom, 92, Carroll, will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne.

STANTON — Services for Eva D. Heckens, 77, Stanton, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. The Rev. Bridget Gately will officiate. Burial will be in the Stanton Cemetery in rural Stanton.

BLOOMFIELD — Services for Harriet Fry, 84, Bloomfield, will be at a later date.

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