Sandra Kay Bradshaw, 66, of Wapello, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 at the Bingham Memorial Hospital, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer that she met with grace, strength and beauty.
She was born August 19, 1946 in Blackfoot to Marvin Ernest and Elizabeth Jane Holden Lilya. Sandra was a lifetime area resident. She attended Groveland Elementary School and graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1965.
On June 20, 1964 she married Bruce Bradshaw in Blackfoot.
She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and also attended the Calvary Chapel.
Sandra was a member of the Cowbells and a past member of the Elks Lodge.
She devoted most of her time to being a wife, mother and homemaker. She also enjoyed interior decorating in their floor covering business, managing their storage units and being involved with her husband on the family ranch.
Sandra was a natural caregiver and loved caring for others. She loved finding unique bargain items while shopping and spending time with her husband and family.
She is survived by her husband, Bruce of Wapello; her sons, Frank Scott (Amy) Bradshaw of Twin Falls; Brian Jack (Mandy) of Grand Junction, Colo.; brothers, Melvin (Bobbi) Lilya of Blackfoot, Gerald (Lee) Lilya of Boise; sisters, Sharen (Hazen) Waddoups and Karen (Arnold) Herrick, both of Blackfoot; Marva (Tony) Grant of Costa Mesa, Calif.; sister-in-law, Debbi Lilya of Boiseo and seven grandchildren: Christine Kay, Bailey Marie, Makayla Marie, Whitney Marie, Frank Casey, Brooke Marie and Kayden Brian.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Lloyd Dee Lilya.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot. The family will meet with friends and relatives from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 and again for one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Groveland Cemetery.
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