Details for Sandra L. Derke
August 29, 1937 - August 8, 2018
Beloit, WI -- Sandra Lee (Wright) Derke, 80, of Beloit, WI, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at Fair Oaks HealthCare Center, South Beloit, IL. She was born Aug. 29, 1937, in Beloit, WI, the daughter of Leland C. and Mildred Ada (Prescott) Wright. Sandra attended Beloit Memorial High School. She married Frank Derke on Feb. 14, 1955, in Beloit, WI. He predeceased her on April 6, 2002. Sandra was formerly employed by Regal Beloit, retiring in 1985. She enjoyed canning, crocheting, spending time up North, camping and bowling. Sandra was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Post #2306 Auxiliary and the Arkdale Lions Club.
Survivors include her children: Christine (Michael) Watters of Beloit, WI, Launa Webley-Kodak of TN, Roxane (Gerald) Day, Brenda (Bruce) Huff, and Troy (Julina Fraunfelder) Derke all of Janesville, WI; 16 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister, Kathleen Teske of Rockford, IL; sisters-in-law, Gail Wright of Brodhead, WI, and Sharon (Joseph) Dillett of Somonauk, IL; brother-in-law, Dennis Derke of Stoughton, WI; special cousin, Marilyn Buttke; her companion, Ken Dressler of Beloit, WI; and best friend, Joan Robertson. She was predeceased by her parents; brother, Terry Wright; son-in-law, David Webley; granddaughter, Kathlean Webley; sister-in-law, Judy Derke; and brother-in-law, Paul Teske.
A memorial visitation of remembrance for Sandra will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in the DALEY MURPHY WISCH & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM, 2355 Cranston Rd, Beloit, WI. Inurnment will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Floral Lawn Cemetery, South Beloit, IL. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com