CALIFORNIA – Sandra Lutes (nee Hillman), 81, passed away on June 10, 2021 in Pamona, CA, after fighting cancer for several years. She was born May 4, 1940 in Streator, IL  to Eugene and Maxine (Christensen) Hillman. She graduated from Gardner – South Wilmington High School with the class of 1958. She attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and then worked several years for Illinois Bell before moving to southern California, where she worked and resided for more than 40 years. She married Dan Lutes in 1975 and they resided in Monrovia, CA. She was a longtime member of the Business and Professional Women’s Association. Upon retirement, she and Dan moved to Texas, where she resided until Dan’s death. She returned to California to be near family. She had no children, and is survived by three brothers: Kenneth (Joan) Hillman of California; Dana (Diane) Hillman of Pennsylvania; and Brett (Lisa) Hillman of Gardner; and three sisters: Barbara Brooks of Dwight; Cindy (Don) Corneglio of Colorado; and Judy (Mark) Boroch of California, along with many nieces and nephews. She will be missed by all. Cremation rites have been accorded.