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Sandra Comer - June 06, 2013


Sandra Comer, 75, of rural Elsie, Neb. died May 28, 2013 near Sutherland, Neb. She was born on Oct. 3, 1937 southeast of Elsie, Neb. to Roy and Metta Hansen Spath. She grew up on the family farm and attended school in Elsie graduating in 1955. She attended college in Kearney, Neb. for one year.
Sandra was married to Larry Comer at the Elsie Methodist Church on Nov. 10, 1957. They lived in Brule, Neb. until 1962 when they moved to the farm at Elsie.
Sandra loved her garden and her flowers. She enjoyed travelling and playing cards. Her greatest joy was watching her children and especially her grandchildren grow up and following their activities.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her older brother, Paul Spath.
She is survived by her husband, Larry; three daughters, Susan and husband Rod Diehl of Boelus Neb., Tammy and husband T.J. Niehaus of Lincoln, Neb. and Sarah and husband Mark Weisbrook of Bushnell, Neb.; one son, Steven and wife Julie Comer of Rapid City, S. D.; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen.
A memorial service was held on June 2, 2013 at the Elsie United Methodist Church with Pastor Linda Battello officiating.
Burial of cremains will be held at a later date in the Elsie Cemetery.
A memorial to the Perkins County Community Hospital has been established.
Bullock-Long Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.