Sunday, December 16, 2018



August 25, 1948—October 30, 2017

   Sandra “Sandy” Jean Poos, 69-years-old, passed away at 8:10 p.m. on Monday, October 30, 2017, at her home surrounded by family.

  Sandy was born to the late Kenneth and Lois Jean (Taylor) Martin on August 25, 1948, in Beloit, WI. Sandy was an avid reader; loved camping with her family, baking chocolate chip cookies and caring for others. Sandy retired from Morrow Memorial Home for the Aged in Sparta, WI.

   On March 29, 1973, Sandy and Anton J. “Tony” Poos, Jr. were united in marriage. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Anton; granddaughter, Stephani Clayton; sister, Judy Hochschild; her three brothers, Dean, Richard and Terry Martin; and niece, Terrie Hochschild.

   Sandy is survived by her daughter, Lisaann Clayton of Sparta, WI; two sons, Bill (Shelley) Schreiber of Saukville, WI and Dan (Cassie) Poos of Bloomington, MN; 11 grandchildren, Sean (Nicole) Clayton, Justin Clayton, Brianne Clayton, Tom Schreiber, Paris Schreiber, Myrissa Schreiber, Ashlee Schreiber, Jennifer Poos, Samantha Poos, Payton Poos, and Ryleigh Poos; and two great-grandchildren, Brady Clayton and Ava Clayton; brother, Jerry (Linda) Martin.

   Sandy is also survived by her brother-in-law, Rob (Kristi) Hochschild, Destiny, Sydney, Hannah, and Brianna Wendowski; nieces, Doreen (AJ) Hamilton, Kayla, Tyler, and Austin Mitchell; Nancy (Ben) VanVynckt, Kaylynn King, Nicole, MacKenzie, and Malinda Nastos; nephew, Bryan (Elizabeth) Hochschild; Riley, Alba, and Decklyn; friend, Bryan Benway; and her beloved dog, Sydney.

   Sandy had many friends twho she considered to be her family as well. To know Sandy was to love her.

   Sandy requested a private memorial to be held at a later date.

  The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her and loved her.

  Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, South Bend, is assisting the family with arrangements.

   Contributions in memory of Sandy J. Poos may be donated to Hospice Foundation, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

  Online condolences may be offered to the family at

Palmer Funeral Homes

Evans Print & Media Group

1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
Fax Number: (608) 269-6876


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