PARIS, Ill. — Pauline Iva Sandilands, 91, of Paris went to be with the Lord at 9:05 p.m. EST Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, in Southwood Health and Rehabilitation Center in Terre Haute, Ind. She was a homemaker and had also worked for 16 years as an employee of Paris Community Hospital. She was born Jan. 9, 1916, in Rensselaer, Ind., to George and Etta Violet Smith Zea. She married Jay Sandilands on May 21, 1934, in Kankakee. He preceded her in death Jan. 21, 1993.

Survivors include two sons, William J. Sandilands and wife Carol of Indianapolis, and Gary Sandilands and wife Sally of Terre Haute; a daughter, Lona Rae Parrish and husband John of Overland Park, Kan.; a brother, Bill Zea of Mesa, Ariz.; three sisters, Marge Katz of Tomahawk, Wis., Irene Ross and Mary Ellen Seabrook, both of Chicago; five grandchildren, Kimberly Irons, Michael Parrish, Bob Reeter, Mike Reeter, and Jodi Fuller; five great-grandchildren, Lauren Irons, David Irons, Emily Irons, Madison Parrish and Jordan Parrish; and several nieces and nephews. She also was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

She was a member of Nevins Christian Church. She lived for her children and will be remembered as a perfect mom and grandmother.

Services celebrating her life will be 2:30 p.m. CST Wednesday in Templeton Funeral Home. Burial is in Edgar Cemetery. Visitation is 1 p.m. until services Wednesday. For those who wish, her family suggests that memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation in care of Templeton Funeral Home, 600 E. Court St., Paris, IL 61944.

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