Sandra Kay (Sheffer) Phelps

May 25, 1949 ~ January 6, 2019 (age 69)


Sandra Kay Phelps, age 69, Indianapolis, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 6, 2019 in St. Francis Hospital.  She was born on May 25, 1949 in Indianapolis to the late Gordon Burrell and Mary Ellen (Mogle) Sheffer. 

From a young age she took after her father even though in her later years she looked like her mother.  She was a nurse’s aide and worked in the several nursing homes prior to retirement.  She enjoyed fishing and bowled for many years on the same league as her father. 

Survivors include her beloved children, Rita K. Sorrels, Anthony G. Phelps, Angela R. Spears and Aleana “Boobie” M. Tye (Kenneth); cousin, Danny Blake; grandchildren, Danny Sorrels (Amy), Curtis Day (Jessica), Joseph Day (Ali), Larry Sorrels, Brian Phelps, Kellie Phelps, Antonia Phelps, Ashlei Phelps, Anthony Phelps, Anthony T. Phelps, Misty Phelps (Keith), Angela Phelps (Katie), Samantha Hasson (Jason), Crystal Holloway (Javier) and Charles Adams; many great-grandchildren; her beloved dog Bella Marie; and her dream fiancé, Jason Mamoa, who she idolized. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Larry Sheffer; and great-grandsons, Robert Phelps and Isaiah Hasson. 

Family and friends will gather on Monday, January 14, 2019 from 2 to 5 p.m. in Lauck & Veldhof Funeral & Cremation Services, 1458 S. Meridian St., with the family and friends sharing their thoughts and memories at 5 p.m.  

Cremation will follow services as will inurnment in Concordia Cemetery on a later date. 

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January 14, 2019

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Lauck & Veldhof Funeral Home
1458 S. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Funeral Service
January 14, 2019

5:00 PM
Lauck & Veldhof Funeral Home
1458 S. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225


Assist the family with final expenses
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