Obituary Of Sandra Sue “Sandy” Rylander

Sandra Sue “Sandy” Rylander, 75, passed away Wednesday afternoon, February 14, 2018, at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. She was born October 16, 1942, in Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of John C. and Nettie Caroline (Townsend) Stanbro.

She married Gary Rylander June 4, 1961, in Fort Scott, and he survives of the home.

Sandy graduated from Uniontown High School with the class of 1960. She was a member of Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church and the Old Fort Genealogy Society.

In addition to her husband Gary, Sandy is also survived by her daughters, Susan Hedge, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Cheryl Huffman of Darien, Connecticut; a sister, Martha Murrow of Jupiter, Florida; and six grandchildren, Isabelle, Emily, Benjamin, Andrew, Nick, and Jane. She was preceded in death by her parents, and an infant daughter, Kelli Sue Rylander.

Following cremation, memorial services for Sandy will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home with interment following at the Deerfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Old Fort Genealogical Society and may be left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, PO Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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