Sandra Jean “Sandi” Martin, 58, Warsaw, passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at 9:25 p.m. in Warsaw Meadows Care Center.
Sandi was born May 2, 1958 in Lapeer, Michigan to Gordon Wayne and Beverly (Spencer) Laidler. She was a 1976 graduate of Lapeer East High School.
She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading, watching scary movies and scrapbooking.
Sandi is survived by her daughter and son-in-law: Melissa Chase-Ellers and Nicholas Ellers; five granddaughters: Breanna Fessenden, Tarynn Chase-Peterson, Annyka Ellers, Savannah Ellers – all of Etna Green; and Rachel Fessenden of Russiaville; one great granddaughter: Bella, at home; sister: Julia Laidler of Trenton, Fla.; brother: Wayne Laidler, Davison, Mich.; a niece: Samantha Laidler, Davison; three nephews: Levi Sprague of Trenton; Garrett Laidler and Jagger Laidler – both of Davison.
Sandi was preceded in death by her son: Anthony Chase; parents: Gordon Wayne and Beverly Laidler and her former husband and life partner: Butch Martin.
The family will receive friends from 4– 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 in Titus Funeral Home. A service celebrating Sandi’s life will begin at 6 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor David Hummel officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
The family has asked that gifts in Sandi’s memory be directed to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 314 W. Catalpa Drive, Mishawaka, IN 46544.
Titus Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements