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Sandra Mae Gitschlag, 69

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Sandra Mae Gitschlag, 69, of Jacksonville went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 23, 2016. She was born on February 13, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio to Forrest Robison and Goldie Mae Bocook. She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Clarence Gitschlag; parents, DeRoy Tadlock and Goldie Robison.

Sandra loved her family and treasured spending time with them. She also enjoyed cooking for her family as well as others she loved. Sandra volunteered many hours at Worley Place and enjoyed every minute.

Sandra leaves behind to cherish her memories, her children; Karen Slash (Robert) of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Richard Gitschlag (Cathy) of Missouri, Steven Gitschlag (Angela) of Colorado, David Gitschlag of Colorado, Chris Gitschlag (Danielle) of Jacksonville, Arkansas; eighteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four siblings, Linda Trott (Doug) of Columbus, Ohio, Jerry Tadlock of Columbus, Ohio, Steven Tadlock (Terri) of Vilonia, Arkansas and Tammy Epperson of Columbus, Ohio.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 28th, 2016 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at A Natural State Funeral Service Chapel. Interment will be held at a later date at Kirk Cemetery in Kirk Colorado.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076.  501-982-3400


  • Tammy Epperson Posted May 25, 2016 8:47 PM

    Sending all our love to Karen, Rick, Steve, David and Chris and families. We love you and we’ll miss you, Sandy. Love Tammy

  • Kevin R. McGee Posted May 25, 2016 9:29 PM

    I am so sorry Karen. May she Rest in Peace. My Prayers are with you guys!

  • George and Annette Gordon Posted May 25, 2016 11:15 PM

    Dearest Karen and Family,
    We pray that God will hold you all close so that you find peace and comfort knowing your mother is now with him in heaven.
    Love You. Gordy and Annette

  • linda trott Posted May 26, 2016 12:16 AM

    While I did not get to spend time with Sandy over the years there were many times I thought of her and our younger days. Many family members in Ohio will miss her. As older sisters go, she was alright.

  • Vicki Posted May 26, 2016 10:51 AM

    Karen I just heard the sad news last night, my heart breaks for you and your family!! Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers, I love you girl!

  • Donna McClary Cox. Posted May 26, 2016 12:28 PM

    Thinking of the family. God bless you.

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