03 Jan Sandra “Sandy” Bopp
Sandy (Sandra) Marie Bopp, 67, of Mandan, passed away on December 27, 2019 in Georgia, after a 2-year battle with cancer. She spent her last days surrounded by family and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 11th, at 11:00 am, at Legacy United Methodist Church, Bismarck.
Sandy was born May 17,1952 in Hettinger, ND, to Joseph and Doris (Danielson) Olson. She was raised in Scranton with her parents and sister Monica Kubischta. Sandy graduated from Scranton High School in 1970 and went on to receive her Associate Master Secretary degree from Dickinson State University in 1972. On June 25, 2004 she married Doug Bopp.
Sandy was a medical secretary at Dickinson Clinic for a short time prior to working at Voigt Clinic for about 17 years. She then relocated to Bismarck in 1991 where she started working at Aetna as a claim’s processor until 2010. In 2010 she began working at Augusta Place until her retirement, February 2019. Sandy enjoyed working with the elderly and loved the residents like family.
Sandy enjoyed tending to her flowers each summer, scrapbooking and rubber stamping with friends and antique shopping and day trips with Doug. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy. She loved traveling to Georgia and Colorado to spend time with her children and grandchildren.
Sandy will always be remembered as having a smile on her face and will be deeply missed.
Sandy is survived by her children Eric Werlinger (Jennifer), Layton and Brooks; Danielle (Kudrna) Splonskowski (Tim) and Everleigh; her sister, Monica (Ken) Kubischta, Holly Polanchek and Garrett Kubischta; her step children, Barrett Bopp and Will; Alley (Cody) Guthmiller; mother-in-law, Alice Bopp; and special friends, Darlene Steffan, Joan Spitzer and Fran Stroh.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Doug Bopp, parents, grandparents, infant daughter Erin Werlinger, aunts, uncles and cousins.
A special thank you to Dr. Peter Kurniali at Sanford Health Oncology, Dr, Cole Kreofsky at The Bismarck Cancer Center, Wellstar Hospice of Georgia and her coworkers at Augusta Place Bismarck.