Sandra Wilson, Age 73, of Alger, Michigan, passed away peacefully at her home on November 12, 2022, with her family by her side. Sandra was born on January 28, 1949, in Flint, Michigan, to the late Wilbur Smith and Ethel Gage. She grew up in Clio, Michigan, and was a proud graduate of Clio High School in the class of 1967.
Following high school, she met and married the love of her life, Billy Joe Wilson on June 20, 1970, in Clio, Michigan, and the two spent 50 tremendous years together. They eventually moved themselves up to Alger, Michigan, where they resided for 44+ years. Sandra had worked at restaurants as a head cook/manager for 25 years before she transitioned into the role of a bus driver for Whittemore-Prescott schools. She spent 18 amazing years driving for the school and served on their Board of Education as a treasurer for 15 years. Sandra had several hobbies, and most of them pertained to working with the youth or spending quality time with her family. She was a brownie leader, girl/boy scout leader, a den mother for the cub scouts, softball umpire/coach for Mills Township, and a scorekeeper for boys’ baseball. Sandra loved camping, working on flowers in the garden, and most importantly doing activities with her family.
Sandra is survived by her children, Angie (Gina) Wilson of Prescott, Michigan, Michael (Shanna) Wilson of Pinconning, Michigan, and Russell (Jessica) Wilson of West Branch, Michigan; grandchildren, Jordan, Michael, Ryan, Russel Jr., Karleigh, Brenden, Chelsea, Cameron, Harley, Madison, Monica, Austin, and Nathan (Hana); great-grandchildren, Brantlee, Jayce, Ryker, and Beau; brother-in-law, Robert Moore Jr.; nephew and niece, Keith and Mary Smith; best friends, Lois Knapp, Carol Crivea, and Kimmie Bluemblein; and her companion, Skip. In addition to her parents, Sandra is preceded in death by her loving husband Billy Joe Wilson; brother, Gerald Smith; and her mother-in-law, Martha Moore.
There was a time of visiting at Buresh Funeral Homes in Prescott, Michigan, on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at the Judson Baptist Church in Prescott, Michigan, on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.A memorial mass was held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at the Judson Baptist Church. She was later laid to rest in Mills Township Cemetery with her husband Billy Wilson. You may offer an online condolence at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
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