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Sandra J. (Dosch) Martin

July 15, 1939 ~ November 15, 2021 (age 82)


Sandra J. (Dosch) Martin passed from this life on Monday, November 15, 2021 to be with her Lord and Savior.

Sandra was born July 15, 1939, in Boonville, IN, to Harold R. and Mildred (McLemore) Dosch.

As a teenager she sang at WHAS Radio Hi-Variety Program in Louisville, KY. She graduated from Devry Beauty School and from the University of Evansville Real Estate School. Sandra was a member of New Life Ministries. She loved shopping, working in her flower garden, creating arts and crafts, and making wedding floral arrangements. Years ago, she decorated Droste’s Jewelry Shoppe for Christmas.

Sandra is survived by husband, Douglas F. Martin; daughter-in-law, Karen Esche; son, Brian Esche (Amy); grandchildren, Christopher Esche (Erica); Sarah Timmons (Jacob), and Conner Esche; great grandchildren, Abigail Esche, Audrey Esche, and Layla Timmons; brother, Jerry Dosch; stepchildren, Robert Martin (Amanda), Teresa Gunn, Jennifer McKee, Diana Effinger, Bill McKee and Allen McKee; and many step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.

Sandra was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Mildred Dosch; first husband and father of her children, L. Edward Esche, who passed away in 1981; second husband M. Richard McKee, who passed away in 2008; and son, Kevin L. Esche.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Heritage Hospice for their loving care and compassion.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 19, 2021, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Pastor Steve Clayton officiating. A Live Stream will be available beginning twenty minutes prior to the service time. Please visit www.boonefuneralhome.net, select your loved one’s obituary, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click Live Stream. Burial will be in Bates Hill Cemetery in Yankeetown, IN. 

Friends may visit from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 18, 2021, and from 10:00 a.m. until service time, Friday, November 19, 2021, at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Heritage Hospice at 1202 West Buena Vista Road, Suite 107, Evansville, IN 47710.

Condolences may be made to the family online at boonefuneralhome.net


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November 18, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Boone Funera Home - East Chapel, Washington Avenue

November 19, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Boone Funera Home - East Chapel, Washington Avenue

Funeral Service
November 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Boone Funeral Home
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715

Video is available for this event

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