Sandra Kae Nelson 72, Jamestown, ND died Wednesday July 13, 2022 in Eventide at Hi-Acres.
Sandy, as she preferred to be called, was born July 14, 1949 at Wessington Springs, SD the daughter of Donald Marlin Boulais and Loretta Evelyn (Hammrich) Boulais. The family later moved to California where she would attend school.
In 1969 she and Arthur Henry Kinard were married in Bell Gardens, California and would move out East.
In 1977 she moved to Aberdeen, SD where she worked at a lollipop factory. She said that was her favorite job. Her children enjoyed eating the broken ones that she was able to bring home from work.
In 1995 she and David Eldon Nelson were married in Watertown, SD. Later they moved to Valley City, ND where she worked as a CNA
Sandy is survived by her husband, David Nelson, Valley City, ND; 4 children, Donna Marie Cameron, Fargo, ND, Sheila Evelyn Finfinis, Poughkeepsie NY, Tabbie Ann Kinard-Seck, Dodge, NE, John Benjamin Kinard, Enderlin ND; 3 grandchildren Kathleen Cameron, Tory Finfinis, and DeLoise KInard-Seck; an Aunt, Linda Fogel, Aberdeen, SD; 2 sisters and a brother, Judie Romero, Anchorage AK, Jerry Boulais, Hemet, CA and Cheryl Zarate, La Mirada, CA
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Richard and a twin sister Sheila Boulais