Sand Hovelsrud | Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

January 12, 1926 - November 21, 2014


Marjory "Sand" Jean Hovelsrud, age 88, of Edina, Minnesota passed away peacefully November 21, 2014. Preceded in death by beloved husband, John O. Hovelsrud; parents, Harold and Florence Sandquist; and brother, Arthur Sandquist. Survived by brother, Ralph (Lois) Sandquist of Richfield; daughter, Jean (Ed) Getz of Mendota Heights; son, John P (Mary) Hovelsrud of Spartanburg, SC; granddaughters, Kelsey (Preston) Kackman, Bailey Hovelsrud, Kelly Hovelsrud, extended family, and good friends.

Sand loved to read mystery novels, watch CNN for the latest news, sip a scotch and water before dinner, bake cookies, watch the birds, shop for old china at estate sales, and travel with her beloved Hovie.  She loved to talk about her granddaughters to anyone who called or visited.

Special thanks to Sand’s care team at Heritage of Edina and St Croix Hospice for their respectful and compassionate care.

We will miss you, Sand.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Stout University Foundation, UW-Stout, 320 South Broadway St, Menomonie, WI 54751.




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