Gary L. “Sandy” Sandstrom, 64, a former Baker City resident, died July 29, 2006, at his home in Superior, Mont., as the result of extensive heart problems.
His funeral will be Friday at Superior, Mont.
Sandy was a member of the U.S. Air Force and among the first group that was stationed at the radar base in Baker City. He was employed in Baker City for some time after his discharge from the Air Force.
He married Kathryn Buchfinck in 1963. They were later divorced, but he maintained close ties with the Buchfinck family.
Survivors include his wife, Bette, of Superior; his daughter, Shannon Bergman, and her husband, Gil, of San Carlos, Calif.; his son, Christopher Sandstrom, and his wife, Laura, of Mannford, Okla.; and grandchildren, Leesha, Jeremias and Tiffany Sandstrom and Michell Armitage.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 4, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor