Sandi Marie Wiest, 43, Bismarck, formerly of Tioga, passed away April 30, 2019 in Bismarck. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Capital Christian Center, 3838 Jericho Road, Bismarck. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Bismarck Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m.
Sandi was born October 10, 1975 in Minot, ND to proud parents Richard and Elaine (Nelson) Weflen. The family lived in Stockton, CA and Williston, ND where she attended Wilkinson grade school and graduated from Williston High School in 1994. Sandi went to cosmetology school in Minot and later worked at the Hair Hospital and City Looks salons in Bismarck.
Her infectious smile and upbeat attitude touched those she met. She loved children and worked in daycare in Bismarck and Fargo. When in Tioga, she worked at Central School and always had special stories about a child who would give her a hug and brighten her day.
Sandi was united in marriage to Shane Wiest May 17, 2008. Her lifelong desire was to be a mother and on October 10, 2017, on her birthday, she welcomed Bentley Arthur, the light of her life.
She is also survived by her parents, Richard and Elaine Weflen; brothers, Ryan, Jesse and fiancé Karly; grandmother, Kay Weflen; her nieces and nephews, Kianna, Britney, Austin, Jaden, Kaylee, Holly, and Zayden; great-nephew and niece, Blake and Island; aunts and uncles, Roger and Dona Weflen, Dona and Ron Bryer, Dora and Irv Green and numerous cousins; and special friends Kevin and Wanda Brennan.
Sandi is preceded in death by her beloved grandparents, Arthur and Mary Nelson, Roy Weflen and her uncle Archie Nelson.