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1942 Sandra 2022

Sandra Culver

December 7, 1942 — September 17, 2022




Sandra Ann Culver was born on December 7, 1942, in Denison, Iowa to Dean and Irma (Christenson) Chase. She attended school at the Dow City-Arion Community School and graduated in 1961. Sandy later went on to further her education in nurses training at Iowa Western Community College. In March of 1961, Sandy was united in marriage to Paul Baak and they were blessed with a daughter, Brenda. After their divorce, Sandy married Dennis Culver and stepped into the role of stepmom to his daughter Tammi. Sandy was an LPN and enjoyed her nursing positions at Myrtue Hospital in Harlan, Iowa and then at the Dunlap Care Center in Dunlap, Iowa.

Sandy was a long-time member of the Dow City United Methodist Church. She enjoyed reading James Patterson books, oil painting and going shopping. Sandy also liked playing the game YAHTZEE, going to the casino and drinking Diet Coke. Most of all she loved her family.

Sandy died on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at the Azria Health Rose Vista Nursing Home in Woodbine at the age of 79 years, nine months and 10 days.

Sandy was preceded in death by her parents; stillborn daughter, Baby Girl Baak; infant son, Shane David Culver and brother, Terry Chase. She is survived by two daughters, Brenda and her husband Dan Cambridge of Omaha, Nebraska and Tammi and her husband Bob Smith of Hornick, Iowa; five grandchildren, Mathew Andresen, Michael Andresen, Kaitlyn Bonsall, Chase Bonsall and Tyler Smith; four great-grandchildren; four brothers, Jerry Chase and his wife Ronda of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Larry Chase and his wife Teri of Largo, Florida, Barry Chase and his wife Tammy of  Gretna, Nebraska and Kerry Chase and his wife Shari of Temple, Georgia; and many other relatives and friends.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, September 21, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Fouts Funeral Home. - Dunlap

, Dunlap, IA 51529

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Funeral Service

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

United Methodist Church

100 Howard St, Dow City, IA 51528

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