May 11, 1957 ~ March 4, 2022
Born in: Gary, Indiana
Resided in: Pueblo West, Colorado
Service for Sandra Lynn DeVries:
Sandra Lynn DeVries (Ellis), 64, passed away March 4th, 2022, Pueblo West, Colorado. Survived by her husband, Steven DeVries; children, Jeremy DeVries (Robin DeVries), Daniel Spleha (Kate Spleha), Benjamin DeVries (Amanda DeVries), Sarah Beth Herman (Devon Herman), Jennifer Lynn Melvin (Rusty Melvin), Katherine Mary Pacek, Tyler DeVries; grandchildren, Sadie, Alexis, Sophia, Christine, Thalia, Christopher, Cameron, Shelton, Whitney, Zayden, Keagan, Emma, Siena, Avery, Jazmin. Preceded in death by son, Travis James DeVries; father, James Milton Ellis; mother, Mary Ellis; maternal grandparents, Nick and Rosa Oster (Theiss); paternal grandparents, James B and May E. Ellis. Along with many other loved ones.
Born May 11th, 1957, Gary, Indiana, and adopted on December 14th, 1959, by James M. and Mary R. Ellis in Cook County, Illinois.
Sandy was a “Jane of all trades” and a “Master of Mom.” She attended Goodrich Primary School through 8th grade and went on to graduate from Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, Illinois at the age of 17. Sandy achieved a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Northern Illinois University. While raising her children she was a realtor, accountant, waitress, bartender, grant writer, artist, volunteer for all things and cheerleading coach. Sandy was an avid sewer and enjoyed playing Bingo, Bunco, Cribbage, watching sports of any kind, coaching cheerleading, cooking, baking, attending church, reading her Bible, writing poetry, making crafts, and raising her children. Cremation at Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 2022, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Complimentary luncheon provided by her children in the Montgomery & Steward Banquet Hall, immediately following the service. RSVP to Sarah Beth Herman 310-993-9992 or SarahBethHerman@me.com.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Sandy’s name to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 . Livestream and online condolences: www.MontgomerySteward.com