Sandra Dee Head, age 80, died Monday, August 5, 2018 in Fortuna. 

Sandra was born in Scotia on January 23, 1938 to Percy and Dorothy Poe. She graduated from Fortuna Union High School in 1955.  She began her working career as a teller at Scotia Bank and went on to work at Bank of America for many years. Sandra changed careers in 1987 to work for Humboldt Group where she retired. 

Sandra is survived by her husband of 60 years, George V. Head;  her brother, Roger Poe (Liz); her children, Tom Head (Lori), Lisa Broadstock (John), Jim Head, and Jennifer Lourenzo (Tim). 

She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Sandra enjoyed spending time with her family which now numbers 38. She also enjoyed going to the casino, going to the zoo, and shopping at Kohls.  She cherished her many friendships-some from as long ago as grade school.  The family would like to thank the many caregivers that took compassionate care of Sandy.  A Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at Fortuna Fire Hall.


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