Ruth Sandstrom

Ruth Sandstrom, 91, of Cambridge, died July 9, 2011 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West. 

Ruth Victoria Sandstrom was born Feb. 24, 1920 in Cambridge to Emma and W. J. Anderson. She was raised in Cambridge/Springvale Township and attended the Pine Brook School. Ruth married Randy Sandstrom in 1952 and they made their home in the Cambridge area. In 1995 she moved to Ashland Place Apartments and just recently entered the nursing home. Ruth was a member of the Cambridge Lutheran Church. The family expresses special thanks to Carol and Greta for their love and compassion.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Randy; daughter, Connie; three brothers, Donald, Wilford and Delornie; one sister, Violet. She is survived by three children, Dan (Cari) Sandstrom of Minnetonka, Larry (Suzy) Sandstrom of Longwood, Fla., Cindy Hanson and Michael Coffin of Brook Park; six grandchildren, Peter, Jill, Emma, Heidi, Dena and Ravi; six great-grandchildren, Austin, Madeline, Haley, Brodie, Kamron and Chase; one brother, Roy (Eleanor) Anderson of Cambridge; one sister, Gloria Anderson of Cambridge; and by other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at the Cambridge Lutheran Church with Rev. David Everett officiating. The soloist will be Darrell Anderson accompanied by Carol Norling. Elaine Johnson will serve as organist.  A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be in Cambridge Union Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel.