04/15/2013 - Verla Sandberg
Funeral services for Verla Sandberg, age 87, will be Monday, April 15, 2013 at 1:30 PM at the United Methodist Church in Hay Springs with Reverend Fred Andersen officiating.
Burial will be at the Hay Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 2-4:00 PM at Chamberlain Drabbels Funeral Home in Hay Springs.
A memorial has been established for the Judy Sandberg Memorial Fund. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Drabbels Mortuary, PO Box 443, Hay Springs, NE 69347
Verla Mae (Davis) Sandberg passed away Friday, April 12, 2013 at Chadron Community Hospital of complications from a fall. She was born on October 3, 1925 in Davey, Nebraska, the second of seven children to Elbert and Hulda (Emme) Davis. The family moved to Morrill, Nebraska where she attended school and graduated in 1942.
In May, 1949 she was united in marriage to Duane M. Sandberg and they moved to Mirage Flats south of Hay Springs, Nebraska where they farmed for 64 years, living in town for 45 years. Verla was active in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Ladies Aide, United Methodist Church, and UMW. She also served on the Hay Springs School Board, worked at the sale barn in Chadron and was active with the American Cancer Society. Verla and Chris loved to travel and fished in Klawok, Alaska.
Children: Susan (Tom) Chamberlin of Loveland, CO; Steve (Marcia) of Hay Springs, NE; Cindy (Mick) Turco of Littleton, CO; Bob (Sue) of Denver, CO; Verla (John) Bayard of Bloomington, MN.
Brother: William Davis of Idaho
Several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law
Her daughter Judy preceded her in death in 1972.
Chamberlain Drabbels Mortuary of Hay Springs is in charge of arrangements.
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