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Hilda Elizabeth “Sandy” (Sandvand) Baier

Hilda Elizabeth “Sandy” (Sandvand) Baier

Hilda Elizabeth Baier

- June 20, 2019

Hilda Elizabeth “Sandy” (Sandvand) Baier was born July 24, 1934, in Seattle, WA, where she met and married Edward Dean Baier on August 20, 1959.  They moved to Rapid City, SD, and later to Sturgis.

Throughout her life, Sandy was very active with her husband.  She enjoyed metal detecting and rock hounding.  In recent years, she greeted for, and was a member of LifeSpring Wesleyan Church.  She very much enjoyed her church family.  She also enjoyed yard sales, auctions, and competing with her husband to sell the most items on eBay.  She took great pleasure in spending time with her grandkids and great-grandkids. 

Hilda was a huge encourager to others, always offering a kind word and warm embrace.  She spent a lot of time in the word of God.  She had a strong relationship with the Lord and shared that love with many.

Hilda “Sandy” Baier, age 84, of Sturgis, SD, died Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Firesteel Healthcare in Mitchell, SD.

She is survived by one sister, Leona Kriess; her husband, Edward Dean Baier; son, Brian Baier and his fiancé, Barb Meverden; daughter, Karen (Keith) Whitford; grandchildren, Josh (Amber) Whitford, Kristin (Joel) Lankutis, Kelsey (Jeremy) Eckhart, Jeff Baier, and Josh (Kayla) Meverden; many great-grandchildren; and special caregiver, Ashley Patta.

She was preceded in death by her son, Gary Allen Baier; grandson, Greg Allen Baier; and 6 brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2019, at LifeSpring Wesleyan Church in Sturgis with Pastor Matt Shulaw officiating.  Interment will follow at Black Hills National Cemetery.

A memorial has been established to Firesteel Healthcare Memory Care Unit.  A special thanks to the Memory Care Health and Hospice Team.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.kinkadefunerals.com.

Phone number: 605-347-4455
E-mail: [email protected]
Address: 1612 Junction Avenue, Suite #1
Sturgis, SD 57785