Sandra L. Green

Sandra L. Green, 71, a resident of Waukesha, peacefully passed away with family at her side Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at Seasons Hospice after a courageous battle with cancer.

Sandy will be dearly missed by her husband, Robert; children, Deborah Jervis (Dean) Fabritz and Greg (Lisa) Jervis; grandchildren, Kayla Jervis and Stephanie Jervis; stepchildren, Sue (Rusty) Rustad, Tom Chiconas, John Chiconas, Toby (Joan) Chiconas, Richard (Chris) Green, Robert (Patty) Green, Brian (Dawn) Green and Teri Dahnky; 13 step- grandchildren; brothers, Charles (Nancy) Hower and Richard (Karen) Hower; niece, Mary Hower; nephew, John Hower; special friend, Paul Behnke; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Marion Hower; brother, Billy; and husband, Tony Chiconas.

For 27 years, Sandy worked as a cashier at the Sears Automotive Center in Brookfield until 1993. She then joined Waukesha State Bank, where she worked as a teller up until her retirement. She was a past president of the VFW Post 721 Womenís Auxiliary and belonged to the DAV Auxiliary, Chapter 65, in Florida. In recent years, the winter months were spent by Sandy and Robert in Zephyrhills, Fla. Sandy had many interests and hobbies, including quilting, reading, gardening, knitting, basket weaving and collecting antiques. She belonged to a number of quilting groups and the Zephyrhills Art Club.

Sandy was a member of St. Markís Evangelical Lutheran Church, 424 Hyde Park Ave., Waukesha, where funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the time of the service. A green burial will be at Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com