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Sandusky, OH 44870
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Sandra J. Trainer

Sandra J. Trainer, formerly of Kelleys Island and residing in Fremont, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at her residence following a brief illness.

Sandra was born on September 17, 1944 in Evansville, Indiana to the late Robert F. and Jimmy (Arnold) Ohning.

Sandra retired as a cook for the Village Pump after working there for over 20 years. In her spare time, she enjoyed painting, helping children, and volunteering in her daughters' classrooms. She was also a dance coach both on Kelleys Island and Oak Harbor for many years. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Sandra is survived by 3 daughters, Theresa Trainer of Gratis, OH, Krista (Chad) Thompson of Kentucky and Karrah (Steven) Raber of Fremont; 2 sons, Rick (Michele) Trainer of Lebanon, OH and Joel (Tracey) Trainer of Fremont, OH; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Janice (Lee) Chapman of Indiana and several nieces, nephews and other loving relatives.

In addition to her parents, Sandra is preceded in death by her husband, Joe Trainer, who died in 1999 and 2 half brothers.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 11:00 am at Zion United Methodist Church, 101 Chapel Street, Kelleys Island, OH 43438. Pastor Brian Robles of Victory Christian Fellowship Church in Fremont will officiate. Inurnment will follow at Kelleys Island Cemetery.

The Groff Funeral Home and Crematory in Sandusky are handling the arrangements.

Those wishing to contribute to Sandra's memory may do so to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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