Sandra L. Pace ~ In Our Care ~ May 10, 2024

Sandra L. Pace
1951 ~ 2024

Sandra L. Pace (Sandy Daniel) – passed away peacefully in her home with her daughters by her side on May 10, 2024

Sandy was born on December 25, 1951 in Los Angeles, CA. In 1955, Sandy was adopted by her loving and caring parents Covell & Ruth (Redman) Daniel. Sandy lived in Downey, CA with her parents & brother before moving to their farm in Weatherby, Missouri as a teenager.

Graduating  from Maysville High School class of 1970, Sandy continued her education at Missouri Western (MWSC) with a Bachelors in Social work in 1989, Sandy then later went on to obtain her Master’s in Social Work from The University of Missouri in 2002.

In 1971, Sandy married Stanley Rice of Weatherby. To this union 2 daughters were born Angela (Angie Rice) Jones & Cheri Rice (her favorite, Lol).

In 1981, Sandy married Clyde Pace of Hemple, MO. To this union her daughter Wendy Pace was born.

Sandy worked numerous years as a Social Worker for both Mosaic Medical Center and  Family Guidance Center before taking early retirement in 2015.

Sandy flourished in just about everything she set her mind to. There wasn’t a sport she wasn’t good at, from  softball, volleyball, bowling, swimming, and archery, to acting in plays during college. Sandy also loved camping, fishing, and barrel racing with her horse Brownie.

Sandy was an amazing mom, grandma, friend, cook, gardener, and could light a room with a her smile.

In January 2017, Sandy was diagnosed with frontal temporal dementia (FTD). Her daughter Cheri selflessly devoted several years to taking care of her mom & providing a loving & caring environment, to which Sandy’s other daughters, granddaughters & great-grandchildren are forever greatful.

Sandy is proceeded in death by her parents Covell & Ruth (Redman) Daniel paternal grandparents George & Hazel (Pittsenbarger) Daniel  maternal grandparents  Ardy & Emma (Taylor) Redman, and biological half-sister Patricia Gagnon.

Sandy is survived by her daughters Angie (Robert Smith) Jones – Pattonsburg, MO, Cheri Rice of the home – Lamoni, IA and Wendy Pace – Coos Bay, OR. Granddaughters Breanna (Austin) Jones Burton – Lamoni, IA and Gia Pace (Keighdanz Barraza) – Pattonsburg, MO. Three great-grandchildren Braelynn, Avery & Tayven Burton – Lamoni, IA. Three nephews Brian Daniel Montose, MN, Paul (Kathy) Daniel Gower, MO & Ben (Heidi) Daniel Maysville, MO and a half-niece Christine Fletcher of Oregon. Numerous great-nieces & great-nephew & one great-great niece.

Sandy wishes were to be cremated under the direction of Turner Family Funeral Home in Maysville, MO. Services to be announced at a later date. 


One Response to “Sandra L. Pace ~ In Our Care ~ May 10, 2024”

  1. Mary Randolph May 15, 2024 at 12:20 am #

    Sandy was a wonderful High School friend! Prayers to the family. I am so sorry for your loss.
    Mary Murphy-Randolph

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