Antique Vintage 19

Saundra "Sandy" Brautigam

April 22, 1947 ~ February 3, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Saundra "Sandy" Brautigam Obituary

Saundra “Sandy” Brautigam, age 76, of Anna, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at her daughter’s home in Sidney. She was born on April 22, 1947, in Sidney, Ohio, to the late Stanley and Margaret (Arnold) Nichols. She married David “Dave” Brautigam on July 27, 1968, at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sidney. This union would span over 55 years and he survives.

In addition to her husband, Sandy is survived by three children: Lynn of Maplewood, Steve (Amanda) of Sidney, and Kathryn of Sidney; two grandchildren: Aaron and Kyle; Godchild: Sarah Beair; two brothers: Jim (Deb) Nichols of Botkins and David Nichols of Port Jefferson; one sister: Vickie (David) Pierson of Piqua; sisters-in-law: Barb (Ken) Chorba, Karen (Steve) Ott; brother-in-law: Paul (Cyndi) Brautigam, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law: Keith Brautigam.

Sandy was a 1965 graduate of Sidney High School. She retired in 2007 after 30 years as the guidance secretary at Sidney High School. Sandy was active in crafting, card-playing, classic car cruise-ins, and antiquing. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Sandy attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McCartyville. She will be remembered for being a wonderful mom, grandmother, and friend, and for always being so pleasant and helpful at home and work. Sandy will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends who enjoyed her fun-loving spirit. She fought a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease for over 10 years.

A gathering of family and friends to honor Sandy’s life will be held on Friday, February 9, 2024, from 9:30-11:00 AM at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, OH, with Fr. Aaron Hess officiating. Service will follow at 11:00 AM on Friday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County, 3230 North County Road 25A, Troy, OH 45373. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

A special thank you to the team of caregivers and nurses of Hospice of Ohio for making Sandy comfortable in her last year.

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February 9, 2024

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Adams Funeral Home
1401 Fair Road
Sidney, Ohio 45365

February 9, 2024

11:00 AM
Adams Funeral Home
1401 Fair Road
Sidney, Ohio 45365


Ohio's Hospice of Miami County
3230 N. County Road 25A, Troy OH 45373


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