Sandra Armbrust

VULCAN – Sandra Kay (Tuer) Armbrust, 68, of Vulcan, passed away unexpectedly at home Saturday, Sept, 14, 2013.

She was born June 29, 1945, in Aurora, Ill., daughter of the late Edwin and Ruth (Abel) Tuer. Sandra married Burton Armbrust in 1965, relocating to Vulcan in 1969.

Sandra loved and enjoyed time with her family. She had many hobbies including reading, gardening, crocheting, knitting and ceramics. Sandra had an avid love for animals and nature; enjoying bird watching, camping and scenic drives.

She is survived by five sons, Burton, Edwin (Maira), Raymond, Phillip (Ida) and Joseph (Billie Jean); three daughters, Teresa (Donny), Christine and Laura; one sister, Lorraine Dishroon (Terry) of Georgia; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at St. Barbara Catholic Church in Vulcan.

The memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at the church. Rev. Fr. Timothy Ekaitis will officiate.

Burial will be in Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Sandra, or leave a condolence for her family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain to honor Sandra’s legacy of life.