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“My name is Sue Schumann and my dog Rookie a collie visited Sandy for a few years while she was at Hillside. She was a lovely person and always had a...Read More »
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“I will always remember Sandy for her quips, jokes...and a member of Lake Charlotte Ladies of the Lake club, with our monthly cocktail meetings,...Read More »
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“Becky & Cindy very sorry for your loss. i know how close you both were to your mom.Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. ”
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“I wanted the family to know what fond memories I have of Sandra. She shared a room with mom (Mabel Greer) I think 2000-2001 and always had something...Read More »
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“What can I say about Sandy that others have not...I met Sandy at Tillers during the first week of my nursing assistant clinicals. She helped me to...Read More »
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“I am sorry for your loss. I was a Waubonsee Nursing Assistant student at The Tillers during the fall. The first day we came as students we were...Read More »
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“"Auntie" - we will miss you. I have many fond memories that I will hold in my heart. Those skinny legs, blond hair, red lipstick - she never...Read More »
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“Becky and Cindy, I just wanted to take a minute to say how sorry I am for your loss.Sandy was a great gal. For all she went through she sure kept her...Read More »
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Sandra Lee Kemp (nee Santmyers) passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2009 at the Tiller's Nursing Home surrounded by her family after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. She was born on March 4, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan and resided in Grosse Point Michigan, the daughter of Melville and Evelyn Mae (Kopp) Santmyers. She was married to Roy Kemp in 1956.

Sandra loved life and loved her family, friends, including the many friends she had made over the past 11 years at Tiller's and Hillside, and her many pets. Sandy will be missed by all that loved her. Sandy had a great sense of humor, was kind to everyone, and enjoyed life no matter what obstacles came her way.

She leaves behind a brother, Mel (Maria) Santmyers of California; two daughters, Cindy Jo (Steve) Cunningham of Algonquin, IL and Rebecca Lee (Mark) Johnson of Oswego, IL; three grandchildren, Kellen Jay Bain, Melissa (Brian) Scottberg, and Troy Johnson and two great-granddaughters, Kayla and Sarah Scottberg.

Preceding her in death are her parents and Roy Kemp as well as her beloved grandson, Corey Joe Bain.

Friends may call on the family on Thursday, November 19, 2009 from 5-7:15 P.M. at The Healy Chapel, 370 Division Drive (off of Rt.47) in Sugar Grove, Illinois with a memorial service at 7:15 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, Sandy has requested that donations be made to an animal shelter/sanctuary of the donor's choice, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Provena Mercy Hospice, or any other non-profit organization of the donor's choice.

The family wishes to thank Tiller's Nursing Home and the many wonderful, compassionate and loving staff members that were a family to us and our mom for so many years.

For further information please call 630 466 1330 or visit our website at to sign the online guestbook.