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PEKIN ~ Sandra D. McDaniel, 54, of Pekin, died at 11:25 p.m. Monday, June 12, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born February 1, 1963 in Rosiclare to Charles Norman and Betty Sue (Reed) McDaniel.

Surviving are her father, Charles N. McDaniel of Marquette Heights; one son, Charles E. McDaniel of Marquette Heights; four grandchildren, Kaylynn, Joshua, Lyliann and Allie and one brother, Rich (Debra) McDaniel of Pell Lake, WI.  She also leaves her daughter-in-law, Cynthia M. Smith and her extended family and friends, including Teriesa Reams.

She was preceded in death by her mother and one brother, Thomas Keith McDaniel.

Sandy was an upbeat person, who loved her grandchildren, had an infectious laugh and was always cracking a joke.  A loving friend, she was always there for those that needed her.

Private graveside services will be in Shewmaker Cemetery near Elizabethtown.  There will be no visitation.  Cremation will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

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