Obituary of Sandy Stinnett

Sandra Sue “Sandy” Stinnett, 79, a resident of Fort Scott, passed away Tuesday morning, March 28, 2023. She was born February 29, 1944, in Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Roy William “Bill” Danley and Marie (Faulhaber) Danley.

She married Bud Stinnett on November 16, 1963, in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Fulton, Kansas. He preceded her in death on May 14, 1996.


Sandy graduated from Fort Scott High School with the Class of 1962, and she was a lifetime member of Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church. She worked for the City of Fort Scott as a clerk in the Water Department, and retired after thirty-five years in 2006.


Sandy is survived by her daughter, Dena Engelland (Tom) of Sterling, Kansas; her longtime companion, Tom McNeil, of the home; two grandchildren, Kathleen Engelland Huelskamp (Leo), and Eric Engelland (Katharina); two great-grandchildren, Wade Huelskamp, Ty Huelskamp, and a third great-grandchild, Baby Engelland, arriving in July. Sandy is also survived by many wonderful friends.

In addition to her husband, Bud, she was also preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Ronnie Danley.


Father Yancey Burgess will celebrate the Funeral Mass at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2023, at Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church (Kennedy Gym), with the Rosary beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.

Services are under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church, and may be left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at


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