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Sandra Sue Brennan

d. February 2, 2016

January 14, 1951 ~ February 2, 2016


Saturday, February 6, 2016

2:00-8:00 PM

Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home

Harlan, IA

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The family will be present to greet friends from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Funeral Home.



1 Daughter – Jennifer Brennan of Harlan, IA

1 Sister – Janis Grote of Harlan, IA

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Sandra Sue Brennan, the daughter of Kenneth LeRoy Sorensen and Alberta LaVon (Schneider) Sorensen, was born on January 14, 1951, in Harlan, Iowa. Following graduation from Harlan High School in 1969, Sandra attended Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She then moved to Blair, Nebraska, where she lived until 1998. During this time, Sandra worked in the claims department at Mutual of Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska.

Following her daughter, Jennifer’s, graduation from high school, Sandra and Jennifer made their home in Harlan, Iowa. Sandra was employed at CDS until her retirement in January 2016.

Sandra occasionally attended services at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Harlan. She enjoyed playing Bingo, as well as cooking for herself and Jennifer. Sandra loved spending time with her family, her cat, Ellie, and granddog, Stormie. She also followed NASCAR racing, and was a fan of Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

Sandra S. Brennan died on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at the Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, having reached the age of 65 years and 19 days.

Sandra was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by one daughter, Jennifer Brennan of Harlan, Iowa; one sister, Janis Grote of Harlan, Iowa; nieces and nephews; and other friends and relatives.

A visitation was held on Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa. The Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa, was in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left online at
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