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Sandra June Dolan

Sandra June Dolan, 83 of Arthur, IL passed away at 8:36 PM on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at the Vine Street Christian Church, in Arthur, IL. Pastor Bob Silvanik will officiate. Burial will be in the Arthur Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at the church. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Sandra was born on June 7, 1939 in Sullivan, IL. She was a daughter of Carl Layton and Myrtle (Ames) Dolan.

Survivors include one brother, James Terry Dolan and his wife Nancy of Catlin, IL, two nephews, Charley Dolan of Catlin, IL and Michael Dolan of Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ralph Ames Dolan.

Sandra was a 1957 graduate of Sullivan High School. After high school she earned her master’s degree in Education from Eastern Illinois University.

Sandra retired from the Arthur School District after 39 years, where she taught 4th, 5th and 6th grade science and math, she also coached grade school and junior high, basketball and track. After she retired, she owned Sando’s in Arthur for 21 years and she also worked at The Great Pumpkin Patch for several years.

Sandra was a member of the Vine Street Christian Church, where she also taught Sunday School. She was a member of the CWF, Christian Women’s Fellowship at the Vine Street Cristian Church, and a member of the BPW, a professional women’s club in Arthur, and a member of the Psi Iota Xi sorority and the Zeta Omicron sorority.

Sandra was an avid fan of the Arthur Knights, Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears. She loved teaching, sewing, gardening, helping others, caring for animals and sports.

Memorials may be made to the Vine Street Christian Church.


  1. Anonymous on June 27, 2022 at 8:15 pm

    Sandy was such a wonderful person. She was a dear friend to my mom and dad and, over the years, became one to me. She will be sadly missed.

  2. Anonymous on June 28, 2022 at 10:35 am

    Sandy was a wonderful person. You left out camp counselor. I still have great memories of church camp and the tricks we played on her at the time. She will be missed by so many.

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