Sandra Sue Christensen, 78, of Dwight, Illinois and formerly of Verona, passed away at 7:15 p.m., Monday, September 27, 2021. A memorial visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, October 16, 2021 at the Dwight Pioneer Gothic Church in Dwight, Illinois. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials in memory of Sandra may be made to the family. Hager Memorial Home in Dwight, Illinois is in charge of arrangements. The family will be in charge of the services. Sandra was born in Fairbury, Illinois on September 20, 1943. She was the daughter of Asa and Helen (Mowry) Edwards. She married James Christensen on July 14, 1962 in Dwight, Illinois. He passed away July 8, 2006. She is survived by her children:  James (Kathy) Christen-sen of Dwight; Denise (Gayland) Collins of Birmingham, Alabama; Jeanette Dinelli of Dwight; grandchildren: Daniel, Kaitlyn, Adam, Kelsey, and Anthony; sisters: Judy Poppel of Ottawa, Illinois and Mary Elston of Lincoln, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Roger Edwards and Francis Edwards; and sister, Arlene Fuoss. Sandra graduated from Forrest-Strawn-Wing in 1961. She worked as a security guard in Grundy County and LaSalle County. She loved to play bingo and her dog, Jessie. Online condolences may be made at