Monday, January 21st, 2013
Belva Jean Roessner-Sandy
Belva Jean Roessner-Sandy, 74, Carthage, Ill., and formerly of Montezuma, died Jan. 19, 2013, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.
She was born Sept. 17, 1938, in Piqua to Casper Dee and Viola Copher Herron. On May 10, 1958, she married Bruno Roessner, who died Feb. 9, 1993. On Jan. 13, 2006, she married John Sandy, who survives in Carthage, Ill.
Also surviving are 10 children, Bonita Swallow of Versailles, Bernard (Kathy) Roessner of New Knoxville, Bruce (Darlene) Roessner of St. Henry, Bennett (Kim) Roessner of Bowling Green, Bryan (Melissa) Roessner of Greenville, Brenda (Lloyd Jr.) Klett of Lima, Brice Roessner (Kay Knoop) of Greenville, Brad (Deb) Roessner of Portland, Ind., Brent Roessner (Jackie Mescher) of Sidney and Bernice Brogaard (Fernando Moreno) of Coldwater; three stepchildren, Luana (Dwayne) Graber of Breese, Ill., Liana (Jason) Fink of Quincy, Ill., and Christine (Billy) Smith of Carthage, Ill.; 33 grandchildren and stepgrandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; siblings, Tarryl (Terry) Herron of Covington, Nancy Smith of Kentucky, Dewey Herron of Piqua, Ted (Lucinda) Herron of Piqua, Sue Wright of Covington and Dusty (Charlotte) Herron of Covington; and a sister-in-law, Ginny Herron of Anna.
Deceased are three brothers, Marvin, Donald and Mike, and a brother-in-law, Gary Wright.
She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Montezuma.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Association.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.