She was born in East Gary, Indiana on September 8, 1938 to the late Warden and Eva (Hazeltine) Owens. Sandy enjoyed playing bingo, reading and especially spending time with family and friends. She worked for the Wisconsin Gas Company for over 20 years. Sandy donated often to charities, including Boys Town and the Fire Department.
She will be sadly missed by her children: Jim (Sandi) Grant, Dan Hales, Cindy (Dave) Laux-Braun and Brenda Hales; special friend, Allen Howen; brother, Harry (Verna) Owens; sisters, Claudia (Skip) Brazil and Sharon Owens; many grandchildren, one great-grandchild, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald “Red” Gretzinger; brother, Allen Owens; sister, Imogene (Jerome) Sherwood and niece, Debbie Sherwood.
The Memorial Service will be on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Maple Crest Funeral Home, N2620 Hwy 22, Waupaca. Friends and family may gather on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.