DECATUR – Sandra L. “Sandie” Hays Myer, 72, of Leesburg, passed away Wednesday evening, June 24, 2020, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

She was born on Oct. 3, 1947, in Lafayette, to Earl and Marian Gregory Hays. Sandie was united in marriage to Robert Lee Myer on Aug. 31, 1968, in Lafayette.

She was a 1965 graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School and was a homemaker.  

Sandie was a former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hessen Cassel in Fort Wayne, where she did volunteer work at the church. She previously served on the Board of Directors for Honor Flight Northeast Indiana and was currently serving as an Ambassador for Honor Flight Northeast Indiana. Sandie served on 18 Honor Flights.

She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, spending time on the lake and traveling. She was an avid Purdue University fan.  

She is survived by her husband, Robert Myer, of Leesburg; daughter, Holly (Heath) Yohe, of Fort Wayne; son, Rob (Barbie) Myer, of Roanoke; brother-in-law, Don Baumis, of Lafayette; and five grandchildren: Kyle Mohsenzadeh, Kevin Mohsenzadeh, Rachel Myer, Brandt Myer and Blake Myer.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Diana Vahle and Carolyn Baumis; and a brother, Richard Hays.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 30 at D.O. McCombs Funeral Home – Covington Knolls located at 8325 Covington Road in Fort Wayne with Pat Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Covington Memorial Cemetery.

Family & friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 29 at D.O. McCombs Funeral Home – Covington Knolls.  

The family requests those attending the visitation and funeral wear a face mask.

Arrangements by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur.


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