Sandra “Sandy” E. Harden, 71, of North Baltimore, died at 12:20 a.m., Friday, October 21, 2016, at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. She was born on November 26, 1944, in Bowling Green to the late Kenneth J. and Freda Jean (Wiliams) Boggs. She married Charles “Chuck” Harden on June 27, 1964, and he survives.
Sandy is also survived by her son, John Harden of North Baltimore; her daughter, Jacqueline “Jacci” (Greg) Jacobs of Durham, NC; her brothers: Terry (Pam) Boggs, Bill (Molly) Boggs and Michael (Nancy) Boggs, all of North Baltimore; her sister, Shirlee (R.J.) Swartz of Clearwater, FL; her grandchildren: Robert Harden of Bellaire, OH, Alicia Harden of Huron, OH, James Harden of Swindon, England and Amber Harden of Swindon, England; and her beloved four legged Westie companion, Jax.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Julie Ann Harden; and her brother, Kenny “Sonny” Boggs.
Sandy was retired from the North Baltimore Schools where she was a bus driver for 27 years. She was lifetime member of the D.A.V. #43 and Amvets Post 21, both of Findlay. She was also a member of the North Baltimore American Legion Auxiliary Post 539 and the North Baltimore F.O.E Auxiliary #2633, where she was Past President and had received the award for Mother of the Year. Sandy was an avid Ohio State Buckeye and Cleveland Browns Fan, but her greatest love was her family and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore, with Pastor Bill Cook officiating. Burial will be in New Maplewood Cemetery, North Baltimore.
Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m., Monday at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.smithcrates.com.