Sandra M. Briggs, 72, Gering

Sandra M. Briggs, 72 of Gering, Nebraska passed away to her heavenly home on Thursday, November 07, 2013 at Mitchell Care Center.
Her funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at Center Cross Church in Gering with Pastor Mike Mead officiating. Burial will follow at West Lawn Cemetery in Gering. Visitation will be Monday at Gering Memorial Chapel from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Memorials may be made in care of the family to be designated to her favorite charity the Panhandle Humane Society. Tributes of sympathy may be left at
Sandra M Briggs, daughter of John and Betty (Frahm) Spath was born in Scottsbluff on March 19, 1941. She lived her life in the Gering/Scottsbluff area. Sandra married David Briggs July 5, 1957, and raised 3 children. She received her cosmetology degree, and was employed by numerous Salons in the area. She lived for over 40 years on 4th street in Gering, and loved her 4th street family, including best friend/sister Bonnie Acker.

Sandy enjoyed gardening, cooking, keno, and an occasional Prairie Winds trip. She loved all animals and her 2 scotty dogs, Ebony and Hickory.

Survivors include her daughter Janet and husband Butch Broadfoot of Gering; sons Brent and wife Shanna Briggs of Colorado and Troy and wife Mary Briggs of Arizona; brother Ron Spath of Gering; 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Michael Heckenlively and husband David Briggs.

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