Drennan, Sandra

Written by David Green.

Sandra J. Drennan, 67, of Lyons, Ohio, and Morenci, Mich., died July 5, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

She was born March 25, 1945, in Wauseon, Ohio, to the late Ruth (Krauss) and Merlyn E. Brehm, who survives. 

Sandra was a graduate of Delta High School and earned an associate’s degree from Davis Business College and Siena Heights University. 

She worked as a welder for more than 19 years at Blissfield Manufacturing and recently retired.

She was an avid racing fan, especially NASCAR, and her favorite drivers were Dale Earnhardt and Dale, Jr.  She also enjoyed shopping, golfing, gambling, watching races at Eldora Speedway, and supporting the OSU Buckeyes.  Most of all she loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren. 

Sandra is survived by her father, Merlyn (and Diane) Brehm of Perrysburg, Ohio; children, Jerry (and Nicole) Drennan of Sylvania, Ohio, Stacie (and Frank) Novock of Rockwood, Mich., and Cindie (and Scott) Trevillian of Kingsford, Mich.; sisters, Cheryl (and Gary) Truckor of Metamora, Ohio, and Becky Brehm of Delta; grandchildren, Hunter, Ryder and Frankie Novock and Triston Trevillian; and many nieces and nephews.  

A memorial service is planned at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, at Barnes Funeral Home in Delta. Visitation is scheduled from 4-8 p.m. Monday, July 9.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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