Vigen Memorial Home obituary – Sandra Kay “Sandy” Deck, 74, Donnellson


 Sandra Kay “Sandy” Deck, 74 of Donnellson, IA, formerly of Keokuk, IA died Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Ft. Madison Community Hospital in Ft. Madison, IA.   

She was born May 19, 1945 in Carthage, IL the daughter of Vincent Sr. and Eva Mae LeClaire Brown.

Sandy graduated from Hamilton High School with the Class of 1963.

On August 16, 1963 she was united in marriage to Stanley Deck in Elvaston, IL.  He preceded her in death.

Sandy had been employed by Cramer Real Estate in her younger years and later by the Keokuk High School in the lunchroom, from 1979-1989.

She was a member of the Board of Realty and also of New Testament Christian Church.

Sandy enjoyed to play Bingo and read religious books and the Bible.  She liked to watch political shows on television and Price is Right.  Sandy was an Elvis Presley fan.   

Sandy is survived by one son, Douglas R. Deck of Keokuk, one daughter, Darcy Coffman of Nauvoo, IL three grandchildren, Eric Boyer, Tyler Boyer and Kelsey Coffman, and several great-grandchildren, two brothers, Vince Brown, Jr. (Starr) of Des Moines, IA and Tom Brown of Keokuk and nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was also preceded in death by one sister, Beverly Spencer.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, at the Oakland Cemetery in Keokuk with Father Marty Goetz officiating.  

Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

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