Sandra Diane Curtis, age 79, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, passed on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 of natural causes, surrounded by family.
Sandra was born on July 30, 1942 in Windsor, Missouri. She was raised by her mother, Theodora Durrill, along with her three brothers, Terry, Jimmy, and Ronnie.
She graduated from CMSU in 1964 and worked as a high school teacher at Fort Osage in Jackson County, Missouri.
She married Thomas “Poncho” Curtis in May of 1970. Sandra found joy and a lifetime of fulfillment showing horses and giving riding lessons. She was a well-respected member of the saddle horse community and will be greatly missed.
Husband, Thomas Curtis Sr., was sadly laid to rest in June of 2016.
Sandra is survived by her two children, Thomas Curtis Jr., and Melissa Bush; grandchildren, Lora Curtis and Drake Bush; and her three brothers.
Our Sincere Condolences
I am sorry for your loss. I knew Sandy from Hidden Valley Farm. She was such a devoted Horse Woman and wonderful soul.
Laurie Kordash Dillon
I am so very sorry to hear of your mother passing. I know she will be greatly missed.
Prayers for peace and comfort to you.
God bless!! Hugs to Melissa and Tommy.
Sandra was a great and loyal lady. She was intelligent and of high integrity and loved her family. I shall miss her a lot and will never forget the patience she showed her young riders.
Prayers to Melissa and Tommy and their families. She was a wonderful cousin. She always loved animals.
Linda Montgomery Curtis
Melissa and Tommy. So sorry for the loss of your mom. Sandra was a wonderful lady. I always enjoyed the visits all those years ago at the Gentry’s.
Sincere condolences Melissa, Tommy, & Marge. Your folks were a great couple.