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Sandi Jo (Truss) Gemmen, age 52, of Comstock Park, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017 from an extended illness.

The daughter of Jack & Kitty (Griffes) Truss, she was born on May 1, 1965 in Grand Rapids and was a 1983 graduate of Comstock Park High School.

Sandi was preceded in death by her father; and grandparents. She leaves behind her mother; sisters, Jeanette (David) Wierenga, Lisa (Eric) Peterson, and Michelle (Stacy) Montgomery; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, nieces, and a great niece.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Alpine Baptist Church, 692 7 Mile Road N.W. (off of Alpine Avenue), Comstock Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Alpine Baptist Church or to the American Diabetes Association of Grand Rapids.

Honoring her wishes cremation will take place. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Sandi’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:

Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.


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  1. Julie on May 6, 2017 at 10:42 am

    Sandi you were a very dear friend. I treasure every memory. I know heaven is soaring to have received such a beautiful angel as you. Love you and miss you.

  2. Kristen and Oakie Cutchall on May 8, 2017 at 9:49 am

    Lisa, our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your entire family on the lost of your sister. We pray that you find comfort and smiles through your tears as you remember all the love and good times you shared. Sisters are our friends forever and they live within us forever.
    Our sincere and deepest condolences,
    Love you, Kristen and Oakie

  3. Linnette Kruszynski on May 8, 2017 at 6:28 pm

    Thank you Sandi for being such a warm, loving cousin and friend to me. I will miss you and will always remember the good times we had growing up. Your loving spirit and kind heart will be with me always. Love, Nettie

  4. Marcia Streeter on May 9, 2017 at 2:04 pm

    Lisa, I’m so sorry for the loss of your sister, Sandi. I’m sure she is in a better place right now. No more suffering. May God comfort you and your family at this time.
    Marcia Streeter

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