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Sandra Kaye (Teed) Pavlica

Sandra Kaye (Teed) Pavlica, age 59, of St. Louis, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on May 4, 2019, at Mid Michigan Regional Medical Center Gratiot in Alma.

Sandra was born in Alma on March 16, 1960, the daughter of Richard and Anne (Whitaker) Teed.  A proud moment for her was receiving her GED in the 90’s, owning her own daycare, and cleaning businesses.  Sandra loved her grandbabies very much.  She was very proud of them.  A favorite memory for them is baking cookies with her.  She enjoyed socializing with friends and singing karaoke.

Left to honor Sandy are her three daughters, Elizabeth (Ramiro) Macias, Sarah (Joshua) Mikulka, and Christina (CJ) Beard; her grandbabies, Guillermo, Adrian, Zachery, Conor, RJ, Owen, Natalia, Shayla, and Dean; her ex-husband and life long friend, Dennis Pavlica; two sisters, Debra (Don) Cole and Barbara (Craig) Lee; her brother, Doug (Stephanie) Teed; and 8 nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her father and mother; her brothers, Rick Teed and Todd Teed; and her sister, Mary Cortez.

Funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, May 10, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Ithaca.  Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at the Barden Funeral Home in Ithaca, with a Rosary at 7 p.m.  Memorial contributions may be made to the family through the funeral home.

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Reader Comments (3)

I am so sorry for the loss of your mom Liz, Sarah and Chrissy. My heart aches for the three of you. May you find peace that she is no longer in pain and can breathe without a machine and is now watching over you in heaven. Love you guys and am here when you need me.
May 7, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterShelia Parmelee
I’m so sorry for your guys loss. Mom and I know what your going through don’t hesitate to get ahold of us. Again I’m so sorry!
May 7, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterKayleigh Lambert
I am so very sorry for your family’s loss of Sandra. May God’s promise found in John 6:40, of the hope to see our loved ones again, comfort your heart and give you peace, strength and hope in the days ahead. Best wishes to you all, take care.
May 10, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterBabe Quintrall

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