December 22, 1958 ~ November 25, 2017
Sandra Gayle LaVake, 58 of Fargo, formerly Valley City and Rolla, ND, passed away on November 25, 2017 at her Fargo home.
Sandra was born in Michigan on December 22nd, 1958 to Lillian and Louis LaVake. Very active in school, she enjoyed swimming and diving. She moved to Rolla to finish her high school and to be closer to family. Sandra attended Valley City State University and North Dakota State College of Science gaining her LPN degree and license. Sandra was a proud member of the Delphi sorority at VCSU.
Sandra married Joseph Martin in Rolla, ND. She and Joseph had three children: Casey, Jesse, and Jamie. She never missed a chance to talk about her children and their accomplishments.
Sandra dedicated her life to others and worked as a nurse for over thirty years at Mercy Hospital, Family Weightloss, and Sheyenne Care Center in Valley City and the Jamestown State Hospital. Her free time was devoted to her children or a good book.
A Memorial Service and celebration of her life will be Thursday, November 30th at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo, ND at 2 PM.
Sandy is preceded in death by her mother and father, and brother Kent LaVake. She is survived by her sister Lynn Williams, and her children Casey (Valley City), Jesse (Rochester, MN), and Jamie (Bozeman, MT).