Sandra S. Sanchez, 35, of Fort Dodge, died Monday, August 19, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

The visitation is 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday at the Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Family services will be held at a later time. Interment will be in North Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Sandra is survived by her mother Susan; and her brother Robert, both of Fort Dodge; her uncles and aunts, Jim (Cherrye) Karp, Dale (Jane) Karp, Roger (Kathy) Karp, Gary (Betty) Karp, Phil (Pam) Karp; her great uncle and aunt Leon (Lou) Karp; along with many cousins. She was preceded in death by her father Charles, her grandparents, Mary Alice and Henry Karp, her brother John David, her great uncle and aunt, A.B. (Mary) Karp; and her beloved dog she loved so much Prince.

Sandra S. Sanchez, the daughter of Charles and Susan (Karp) Sanchez, was born July 14, 1978, in Fort Dodge. She graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High School in 1996, and attended Iowa Central for one year. Sandra enjoyed spending time with her dog Prince, taking walks, traveling and going for rides, shopping, movies and going out to eat. Sandra especially loved animals.

Sandra devoted her life loving and caring for her mother and brother. She was the most kind, caring and compassionate person you could ever know and will be truly missed by everyone who knew her. She would help anyone always. Even in death Sandra will save many lives by being an organ donor. Death is not the end as God has the final say. We will see Sandra in heaven one day.