Memorial services were held for Sandra Lee (Ollikain) O'Donnell on Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the Karvonen & Son Funeral Home in New York Mills, Minnesota with Pastor Don Salo officiating. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery, New York Mills, Minnesota.
Sandra Lee O'Donnell was born on February 22, 1966 in Glendive, Montana to Maurice and Marcella (Ruikka) Ollikain. She graduated from the Choteau High School in Choteau, Montana with the class of 1984. On September 4, 1993 Sandra was united in marriage with Robert Gregory O'Donnell. Their marriage was blessed with a son, Chad. They made their home in New Jersey and New York for four years and moved back to Billings, Montana, living there for 5 years before finally settling in Blaine, Minnesota. Sandra enjoyed reading and visiting with family and friends. On June 17, 2009 Sandra passed away peacefully while sleeping after a courageous battle with cancer at 43 years of age. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Preceding Sandra in death was her dad, Maurice Eugene Ollikain.
Sandra is survived by her husband, Robert G. O'Donnell of Blaine, Minnesota; son, Chad O'Donnell of Blaine, Minnesota; mother, Marcella Ollikain of Wadena, Minnesota; many other relatives and a host of friends.
Arrangements were provided by the Karvonen & Son Funeral Home of New York Mills, Minnesota.
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