Sandra Louise Widgeon/Grinde

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Our beloved, Sandra Louise Widgeon/ Grinde, passed peacefully at her sister’s home on August 20th, 2018, in Mountain Home, Idaho at the age of 55, after a hard fought battle with Metastic Breast Cancer.

Sandra was born on August 21st,1962 at Fairchild AFB, Spokane, Washington to Kenneth and Kay Grinde. Sandra shared her Dad’s birthdate and came during her father’s birthday fishing trip that year. Growing up Sandra’s Dad was in the Air Force so she lived in many places, including Okinawa, Taiwan, Michigan, Nebraska and Idaho. She graduated from Mountain Home High School in 1980, where she was a talented and avid volleyball player. She was married to Danny Widgeon and from this marriage they were blessed with a daughter, Janelle. Sandra worked and managed the family owned business, with her sister Sharon, now known as Grinde’s Diner.

She was kind, friendly and always had a smile on her face. Sandra loved music, always singing or dancing at work, in the car or at home with her family. Sandra’s great passions in life were her daughter Janelle and grandchildren, whom she loved with every ounce of her heart and soul. Let’s not forget her other love in life, her 1969 Camaro.

Sandra is survived by her parents Kenneth and Kay Grinde, Sisters Susan Grinde, Sharon Grinde-Ash, Brother-in-law David Ash, Daughter Janelle Widgeon, Son-in-law Joshua Cooper, and her four much loved Grandchildren: Caden, Myles, Janessa and Caleb.

A Celebration of Life will be held September 5th, 2018, at Grinde’s Diner, 550 Airbase Road, Mountain Home, Idaho from 11:00am to 2:00pm. All who knew and loved Sandra are welcome to attend and celebrate Sandra’s life. Please dress casually and bring a story or memory to be written or shared. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Metastatic Breast Cancer Network, to fund research for “The White Elephant in the Pink Room”. The family would like to thank Horizon Home Health and Hospice for the care and support which they provided Sandra and our family in her final days.