Sandra “Sandy” Hess-Chandler, 59, of Kankakee, passed away Friday (Dec. 21, 2018) at Citadel of Kankakee. She was born Dec. 17, 1959, in Kankakee, the daughter of Herbert Jr. and Priscilla (Rice) Hess.
Sandra worked for Shapiro Developmental Center in Kankakee for about 15 years as a mental health technician. She grew up with horses and always had pets in her home. She had a love for animals and horseback riding. She especially enjoyed being with her family and friends.
She is survived by three children, Mike and Jacob Girard, both of North Carolina, and Elizabeth (Shelguin) Cardenas, of Kankakee; former spouses, Mark Girard and Theodore Chandler; two siblings, Brian Hess, of Danville, and Ward Hess, of Kankakee; and five grandchildren, Kaylee, Jeremy, Alicia, Jason and Brianna.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Cremation rites have been accorded, and no services will be held. Please sign her guestbook at schrefflerfuneralhomes.com.