In Memory Of
08/01/1940 - 02/12/2012
Sandra L. (Meidell) Duckworth, 71, of Bloomington passed away Sunday, February 12, 2012 at her residence.
Born August 1, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of Haakon and Elsie (Olumstead) Meidell.
Sandra was a former Real Estate Broker for Bender Reality. Later she was the Van Buren Township Clerk for her husband Farrell, later taking his place as the Van Buren Township Trustee for 24 years.
She was made a Sagamore of the Wabash from Governor Frank O’Bannon.
Sandra was a life member of the Van Buren Township Fire Department, a member of the St. Paul United Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star #533 in Stanford and the AMVETS Post #2000 Auxilary.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Farrell N. Duckworth, one son, James K. Duckworth II both of Bloomington, one daughter, Karen S. Gavelek (Greg) of Phoenix, AZ, one brother, Robert A. Meidell (Myra) of Bloomington, one granddaughter, Heidi Amanda Workman of Brooksville, KY, one grandson, Elijah M. Duckworth of Bloomington, two great-grandsons, James and Noah Alford.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Toni Kay Workman.
Services will be 10:30am Friday, February 17, 2012 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St. in Bloomington. Visitation will be 4-8pm Thursday at The Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Chambersville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Van Buren Township Fire Department, 2130 S. Kirby Rd. Bloomington, IN 47403 or to the American Heart Association.