July 31, 2019
Sandy M. Griebel age 60 of Delano, formerly of Motley, Minnesota passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. She was born December 4, 1958 to Ray and Evelyn (Hales) Lucas in Fargo, North Dakota.
Sandy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many. She grew up in Fargo and moved to Motley graduating from Motley High School. She was united in marriage to Jim Griebel in Philbrook, Minnesota on January 21, 1978. Jim and Sandy made their home in Delano, Minnesota and raised three sons. She made a career of caring for children in her home daycare. She was an active community volunteer in the Delano area. Sandy loved spending time with her family, especially those grand babies.
Sandy was preceded in death by her parents Ray and Evelyn Lucas, brothers Raymond Lucas and Dennis Lucas. She is survived by her husband Jim; sons Tony (Amanda) Griebel, Matt (Megan) Griebel, Josh Griebel; grandchildren Abel, Piper, Walter and Clarence; siblings Ed (Hope) Lucas, Carol (Richard) Edgerly, Linda Lucas; sister-in-law Nancy Lucas.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Motley Free Methodist Church, 33 Wellwood St. E. Motley, Minnesota. 56466. Visitation occured from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, August 5, 2019 at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, Minnesota. Visitation continued from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the church in Motley prior to the services. Interment was in the Motley Public Cemetery.