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Sandra Ryan

October 05, 1954 - April 21, 2016

Prayer Service - Wednesday

April 27, 2016
- 7:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Visitation - Wednesday

April 27, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Funeral Mass - Thursday

April 28, 2016
- 11:00 AM

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home

Sandra Ryan

October 05, 1954 - April 21, 2016


Sandra G. Ryan, 61, Fargo, North Dakota passed away suddenly on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at her home.

Sandra was born October 5, 1954 in Texas. She attended school in Perham, MN graduating in 1972 from Perham High School. She worked various jobs before beginning her career with the Fargo Veterans Administration Hospital, where she continued to work until her passing. She married Michael Ryan on October 5, 1982 in Fargo. They made their home in Fargo where Sandra enjoyed many activities including, shopping, going to craft fairs, traveling and especially fishing with her husband, Mike.
A favorite past time of Sandra’s was spending time with her daughter, Samantha. She was happiest when she was surrounded by her family and many beloved animals.

She is survived by her husband, Michael, Fargo; daughter, Samantha Boedigheimer, Fargo; uncle and aunt, Joe (Minnie) Tienda, San Antonio, TX.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Bill Bischoff.
Prayer Service: 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo with visitation starting at 6:00 P.M.

Funeral Mass: 11:00 A.M. Thursday, April 28, 2016 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.


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17 responses to “Sandra G. Ryan”

  1. kelsey lee says:

    To the family of Sandra Ryan,
    I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that “Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit.” (Psalm 34:18) With sympathy,

  2. Robert says:

    Sandy you always had that smile on your face when I knocked on your window at work. You were always able to laugh and share stories of your beloved daughter. You have such a caring nature to you and it showed on how you treated and cared for those around you. Thank you my friend for the memories you gave to all of us.

  3. Susan and Jim Jaroszewski says:

    I worked with Sandy for many years at the VA and we always talked about her travels. I am so sorry to hear about her passing. May the Lord hold all of you through this very tough time.

  4. Kristin Larson says:

    Sandy was a joy to work with at the V.A. She always had a smile on her face. She will be greatly missed. My deepest condolences to her family. My heart goes out to you. May God lift her up on Eagles Wings. Kristin Larson

  5. Todd Gross says:

    Sandy was one of the most friendly people that I came in contact with during my 10 years at the VA. She always had a smile on her face and a friendly wave from her post. She will be missed. Godspeed Sandy🙏🏼.

  6. Sharon Bird says:

    Mike and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. May God be with you and comfort you at this sad time.

    Sharon Bird
    T Bird

  7. Kathy says:

    My heart goes out to you (Mike) and( Sam) .Sandy always talked of bass Fishing in Vergas and how much fun she had spending time with you fishing. Her Birds! and her Dogs were her babies! She always wished nothing but the best for Sam. I hope you will find peace in the days to come! God bless your family.

  8. Jennifer Luther Olson says:

    Our prayers and heartfelt condolences go out to Sandy’s family.

  9. Kelsey Schultz says:

    Sandy always made me laugh when I worked at the VA for 4 years. She was always telling stories about fishing and about her birds at home! Sandy you will be deeply missed, you had such a great and funny personality. You always made my days brighter when you would waste time around the VA store. Thoughts & prayers are with your family at this hard time. May you Rest In Peace Sandy<3

  10. Jen Bohmer says:

    Sandy you were always one to make everyone’s day, you had that big bright smile on your face everytime I seen you, you will be truly missed by me and others. Her stories of her family and how much fun things you have had with them. I loved looking at the different designs she had on her nails. I loved seeing you everyday at the canteen store. I enjoyed your company. May you rest peacefully now. I bet your so pretty with those glowing angel wings. Party like a rock star. See you in heaven when that time comes. Miss your pretty smile and jokes.

  11. CONNIE says:

    Sandy I will miss your smiling face. Rest in peace. May God be with your family and comfort them in this time of loss.

  12. Damon says:

    It was a tremendous pleasure getting to know you over the last several years. You had a truly big heart and always made me laugh back in the operators booth. I can’t tell you how deeply shocked and saddened I was to hear of your passing. Sandy was a deeply caring person and will be truly missed by all who knew her. I am thankful to have had you as a friend.

  13. Candy Nelson says:

    Sandy was such a beautiful woman who had a smile that would brighten your day. Although I didn’t worked with her directly, she was a great friend here at the VA. She will be greatly missed! May the Lord comfort you. Deepest sympathy.

  14. Dawn McCollum says:

    So sorry for your loss Mike and Sam. Prays are with you and the family.

  15. Lois Novacek says:

    Sandy’s love and compassion for all of God’s creatures was palpable and one can only imagine the welcome she must have received at the Rainbow Bridge on her passage to Heaven from those gone before patiently awaiting her arrival. Godspeed Sandy.

  16. Net & George Kupferschmid says:


    We were sorry to hear of Sandy’s death. We used to see her at the VA when George had an appointment there. She would always remember us. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Net & George Kupferschmid

  17. Connie says:

    You will be missed my Friend~

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