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Richard J. Sandberg

January 26, 1966 ~ September 8, 2021 (age 55)

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Richard J. Sandberg
January 26, 1966 - September 8, 2021 

Richard J. Sandberg, 55, North Judson, IN, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 12:38 am in Northwest Health-La Porte, La Porte, IN.

A celebration of life gathering will be from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the St. Joseph Young Men's Society, 2001 Franklin St., Michigan City, IN. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, IN is handling arrangements.    

He was born January 26, 1966 in Evergreen Park, IL to Richard H. and Margaret (Letkey) Sandberg. On May 26, 1990 in Michigan City, IN  married Paulette Mitchell who survives in North Judson, IN.

Also surviving are a son, Dale Sandberg of Valparaiso, IN; his father, Richard H. Sandberg of Michigan City, IN; two brothers, Brett (Troy) Sandberg of Nashville, TN and Brian (Bobbi) Sandberg of Michigan City, IN; two sisters, Christy Sandberg and Kimberly (Jerry, Jr.) Fogus, both of Valparaiso, IN; four step-sisters, Becky Schultz of Michigan City, IN, Tammy (John) Spears of LaPorte, IN, Angela Roberts of Indianapolis, IN and Kim (Jeff) Perrin of LaPorte, IN; mother-in-law, Mary Frances Mitchell of Michigan City, IN; and his sister-in-law, Debi (George) Smardzija of Fort Myers, FL. 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Sandberg.   

 Richard was a heavy equipment operator at Cleveland Cliffs. He was a member of the NRA and enjoyed hunting, fishing and reading.

Contributions may be made to the Starke County Humane Society, 0104 Indiana Highway 10, North Judson,, IN 46366. 


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Celebration of Life gathering
September 12, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. Joseph Young Men's Society (Michigan City, Indiana)
2001 Franklin St.
Michigan City, IN 46360

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