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Gordon Sandstrom

Gordon W. Sandstrom

Tuesday, March 15th, 1938 - Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Obituary

Gordon W. Sandstrom, age 81, U.S. Army Veteran. Beloved husband for 53 years to Mildred, nee Wheatley. Loving father of Stephen (Denise) Sandstrom and Julie Powers (John Yiakos). Cherished grandfather of Rachel (Brandon) DeGroot, Jacob Powers, Noah Powers and Rebekkah Sandstrom. Dear brother of the late Carolyn Bardwell.

Gordon was a member of Village Evangelical Free Church in South Holland, IL and Dyer, IN as well as Grace Fellowship Church in Oak Forest, IL. He was a Sunday school teacher, elder, choir member and part of the planning committee for New Beginnings. In addition, Gordon was a member of the Blackhawk Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society.

Visitation Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 3-8 p.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr.) Orland Park, IL. Visitation will continue Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Grace Fellowship Church, 15150 Oak Park Ave., Oak Forest, IL from 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Following the luncheon, a Committal Service with Military Honors will take place at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 W. Hoff Rd., Elwood, IL.

Memorials to:
Parkinson's Foundation
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131 are appreciated.

Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Colonial Chapel
    Address
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL 60462
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Visitation Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 3-8 p.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr.) Orland Park, IL. Visitation will continue Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Grace Fellowship Church, 15150 Oak Park Ave., Oak Forest, IL from 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 10:00 a.m.
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am
    Location
    Grace Fellowship Church
    Address
    15150 Oak Park Ave.
    OAK FOREST, IL 60452
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Visitation Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 3-8 p.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr.) Orland Park, IL. Visitation will continue Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Grace Fellowship Church, 15150 Oak Park Ave., Oak Forest, IL from 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 10:00 a.m.
  • Service

    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Grace Fellowship Church
    Address
    15150 Oak Park Ave.
    OAK FOREST, IL 60452
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Visitation Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 3-8 p.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr.) Orland Park, IL. Visitation will continue Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Grace Fellowship Church, 15150 Oak Park Ave., Oak Forest, IL from 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 10:00 a.m.
    Officiant
    Pastor Robert Crain
  • Interment

    Location
    Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
    Address
    20953 W. Hoff Road
    ELWOOD, IL 60421
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Following the luncheon, a Committal Service with Military Honors will take place at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 W. Hoff Rd., Elwood, IL.

Affiliations

  • US Army

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