Sandra Kay Altimus, age 75, of Kendallville, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2021 at the Kendallville Manor Healthcare Center. A lifetime resident of Kendallville, she was born in Kendallville, Indiana on October 17, 1945 to the late Gale A. and Bonnie V. (Hile) Smith. She graduated from Kendallville High School in 1964. She married Carl Lee Altimus on October 17, 1965 in the E.U.B. Methodist Church in Kendallville. Sandra was a beloved wife, mother and homemaker. She loved spending time with her family, cooking family dinners and sitting on the porch watching people go by.
Husband, Carl Altimus of Kendallville.
Daughter, Jodi and Jeff Manier of Kendallville.
Daughter, Mindy and Steve Bobay of Hicksville, Ohio.
Grandchildren, Jami Manier and Justin Manier.
Sister-in-law, Kathy Smith of Kendallville.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Tom Smith.
Visitation and funeral service will both be held Friday, February 5, 2021 at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville. Visitation will take place from 1:00 – 3:00 PM with the service at 3:00 PM. The service will be streamed live on the Hite Funeral Home Facebook page.
Officiating the funeral service will be Pastor Regan Ford.
Burial will follow the service at Orange Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Indiana University Health Foundation for Kidney Health or American Diabetes Association.
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