Sandra L. ‘Sandy’ Mecher-Hornsby

ROCK – A special gathering in memory of Mrs. Sandra L. “Sandy” Mecher-Hornsby, 51, will take place on Saturday, July 12, at Herb’s Bar in Rock.

Sandy passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. She was born Aug. 9, 1962, in Muskegon.

Sandy and her husband, Buck Hornsby, lived in Rock for more than 20 years. She was an X-ray technician at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba before retiring earlier this year.

Survivors include her husband, Buck Hornsby; her mother, Helen Mecher; brothers, David (Brenda) Mecher and Brian Mecher; and sisters, Lori Parsons and Kristi (Cort) Parshall.

A Celebration of Sandy’s Life was held in Muskegon on July 2. She donated her organs and tissues to the Gift of Life of Michigan. Burial will take place in downstate Bitely at a later date.

Saturday’s memorial will be from 4 to 6 p.m. at Herb’s Bar, 14360 Hwy. M-35.

Donations may be made to Maple Ridge Township for local youth programs.