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Sandra "Sandy" C. Lant

1946 - 2021


Sandra C. "Sandy" Lant, age 74, of Monmouth, Illinois, passed away at 8:35 AM on Friday, April 9, 2021 at her residence in Monmouth. She was born December 20, 1946 in Monmouth, the daughter of Price D. and Mildred R. (Kissick) Howell. Sandy attended schools in Monmouth and was a graduate of Monmouth High School. On December 20, 1975 she married Lawrence E. Lant in Kirkwood, Illinois and he is surviving. Sandy worked as a dietician for HCA Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee from which she retired. She loved Bingo, playing games on her computer, the Chicago Cubs, and NASCAR. Her favorite drivers where Dale Earnhardt and Dale Jr. 

Sandy is survived by her husband Lawrence, one step-daughter Marcy Crandall of Council Bluffs, Iowa, one step-son, Lawrence (Julie) Lant III of Kirkwood, Illinois, eight step-grandchildren, and 9 step-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Bonnie Jean Shamblin and several nieces and nephews. Sandy is preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, six brothers, and one step-daughter Crystal Gonzales.

As were Sandy's wishes, cremation is being accorded. Her family plans a memorial service at a later date. Memorials may be left for Western Illinois Animal Rescue, Monmouth, Illinois.

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Shirley Caldwell

April 11, 2021 11:13 AM

So very sorry for your loss. We were kids together. Rest in peace I know you will be missed

Debbie and Jerry Smithson

April 10, 2021 11:13 PM

Dear Larry,
I am so sorry to hear about Sandy. Please know that I think about y'all often with Great joy of wonderful memories. You and your family are in my prayers.
Debbie and Jerry Smithson

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Barb Schwartz

April 10, 2021 8:51 PM

We are so sorry. Bob and Barb Schwartz

Sharon & Larry Heatherly

April 10, 2021 5:45 PM

prayers for the loved ones. I knew Sandy since I was a child....even though I didn't see her much, she will be greatly missed. R.I.P. Sandy

Debbie Royse

April 10, 2021 6:32 AM

She was such a great personĀ 

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