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Sandra Mahler

Sandra K. Mahler, 71, Kendallville, Ind., formerly of LaGrange, died Tuesday, April 20, 2013 at her residence. 

    She was born May 5, 1942, in Goshen, Ind. to Chauncey and Leona (Penrose) Burkhead.

    She was a homemaker all of her life.

    She married Burton Mahler. He preceded her in death on December 2, 2010. 

    Surviving are five daughters, Cindy D. Cauffman and Dan Locke, South Bend, Ind., Cindy K. Hydorn and Bruce Tuttle, Wolcottville, Lisa and Thomas McKee, LaGrange, Carmen and Carlos Sanchez, South Bend, Ind., and Sandra Stewart, Kendallville, Ind.; three sons, Melvin and Kelly Mahler, South Bend, Ind., Terry Mahler, Carlisle, Ind., and Mark Mahler, Kendallville, Ind.; 22 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Larry and Bev LeCount, Goshen, Ind., and Floyd and Elaine LeCount, Elkhart, Ind.;  and three sisters, Helen LeCount, LaGrange, Mona Burch, Union, Mich., and Michelle Burkhead, Berrien Springs, Mich. 

    She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Walter Burkhead. 

    Visitation is 3-5:45 p.m. Friday, August 23, at Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange. 

    Funeral service will be 6 p.m. Friday, August 23, at Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange with Reverend Kenneth Weaver officiating. 

    Memorials may be directed to Parkview Hospice. 

    Online condolences may be sent at www.carneyfrostfuneral

    Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.