Sandra Bullock

Posted Online: June 30, 2014, 5:48 pm
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Sandra Kay "Sandy" Bullock, 60, of Colona, died Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 3, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family.
Sandy was born Aug. 25, 1953, in Moline, daughter of Robert and Frances Rusk Collis. She married Donald Bullock on June 10, 1972, at St. Peters Church, Geneseo.
She worked as an accountant for Green Chevrolet for 13 years.
Sandy loved to go camping and to have pool parties and get-togethers at her home. She enjoyed being outside in the yard, especially gardening and planting flowers. She also enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family. Sandy also loved spending time with her many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins too numerous to mention.
Survivors include her loving husband, Donald; father, Robert (Linda) Collis, mother, Frances Laktas; brother, Robert Collis Jr.; sister, Barb Collis; stepbrothers, Eric Youngren, Mike Youngren; and many aunts, uncles and cousins
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Charles and Flora Collis and Gale and Alta Mae Rusk; aunts; uncles; cousins.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting


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