Sandra Baptiste

Obituary of Sandra Lee Baptiste

Sandra Lee Stampfler - Baptiste age 79, of Kalamazoo Michigan, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 27th 2022. Sandy was born on February 27th 1942 in Comstock, MI. As the daughter of the late Elmer J and Mary "Liz" (Stratton) Boyer. Sandy was a people person. Her love and selflessness has gone unmatched as even her children's friends knew they always had a place to call home as she took them under her wing. She geniunely enjoyed caring for special needs adults in her home for 20 + years. She also worked at Beach Products for 20 + years along side many of her friends and family. After retirement Sandy worked at Coldwater Creek until they closed. She was united in marriage to Aime Baptiste February 24th 1990. She loved their quality time gardening in their backyard paradise. Sandy enjoyed dancing, snowmobiling, and singing karaoke at Sandra's Retreat. Sandy will be greatly missed by her children, Dale Hageman of Kalamazoo, Kelly Scott of Kalamazoo, Kimberly (James) Woodard of Kalamazoo, and John Stampfler of Kalamazoo. Her step-children Sandy K. Stampfler, Gary (Peggy) Baptiste, Cheryl (Duane) Baptiste, Jeff (Tammy) Baptiste, Brynn (Kathy) Baptiste, Douglas (Lisa) Baptiste, and Amy (Mark) Malott, Kevin (Sue) Baptiste. Her sisters Peggy Whipple and Marilyn Terburg. Her grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, along with several cousins, nieces, nephews, and her special companion, a dog named Bo. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Aime Baptiste, her brother Ed Boyer, sisters Linda Rodenburger, and Donna Rickstad, her brother-in-laws, Larry Whipple, Pete Terburg, and Albert Rickstad. Step children Neil Stampfler, and Randy Baptiste. There will be a family gathering on a further date.
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