Sandra L. (Scheutte) Lappe, 65, of Vail, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison.
A private funeral was held Monday, June 29, at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll with the Rev. Ben Dose of Zion Lutheran Church in Arcadia officiating. Casket bearers were Sandi’s family members.
A public graveside service was held Monday at the Arcadia Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll, and online condolences may be left at www.dahnandwoodhouse.com.
Sandi, as she was known to most, was born Aug. 12, 1954, in Carroll, Iowa, the daughter of LeRoy and Jeanette (Preyt) Schuette. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Arcadia. She grew up in Arcadia and graduated from Ar-We-Va High School 1972. She attended nursing school and then worked for General Electric in Carroll. She then worked at K-Mart and Gibson’s in Carroll. She moved to Omaha where she worked for Toys R Us and Target. She moved back to Carroll, then to Vail and most recently worked at Walmart. Sandi enjoyed buying purses, gardening, horses, and spending time with her family.
Sandi is survived by her children: Nicole Schafer (Shawn) of Omaha and Brian Forke (Lindsey Bryan) of Omaha; four grandchildren: Lucas Leinen, Tyler Schafer, Ayden Schafer and Brady Forke; her special friend and companion: Rod Niehaus of Vail; two brothers: Doug Schuette (Lisa) of Arcadia and Ross Schuette (Michelle) of Arcadia; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents: LeRoy and Jeanette Schuette.