She was born on December 27, 1951 in New London, daughter of the late Junior and Marjorie (Welch) Smith. On February 10, 1973 she married Jim Nolan; she then married Dick Grambsch on August 14, 1991. Sandy worked as a waitress in her youth for various supper clubs in the area. She was the head Youth Librarian at the Waupaca Public Library for 15 years. She loved reading to the kids at story time. Sandy enjoyed spending time on the water, having bonfires with friends and family, traveling and trying new foods.
She is survived by her husband Dick; children, Tammy Nolan and Jeremiah (Melissa Possley) Nolan; stepdaughter and stepson, Tracy (Pat) Lyons, Chad (Rachel) Grambsch; grandchildren: Joe, Ben, Megan and Brady Grambsch; two brothers, Tom (Kathy) Smith and Fred (Martha) Smith; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Dave (Gail) Grambsch, Russell Grambsch and friend Gail, Rosanne (Bob) Kent; nieces, Deedee (Tom) Kapitzke, Cara Smith; nephew, Sam (Kathryn) Smith; great-niece, Bailey Kaptizke; great- nephews, Jackson and Benjamin. She is further survived by other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.
In accordance with Sandy’s wishes, a Celebration of Life gathering will be held at the Bridge Bar in Fremont (101 Main St.) on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Waupaca Public Library (107 S. Main St. 54981) in care of Sandy Grambsch: https://waupacalibrary.org/
The Cline Hanson Dahlke Funeral Home in Weyauwega is serving the family. www.clinehansondahlkefuneralhomes.com