Camilla Sands

Camilla Sands, 88, of Viroqua, died Sunday, November 18, 2018.

Sample ImageCamilla R. (Jones) Sands, age 88 of Viroqua, died on Sunday, November 18, 2018. Camilla was born on August 14th, 1930 in Madison, WI to Robert and Margaret (Moore) Jones. Camilla married Roger C. Sands on August 18th, 1948 on the Sands family farm. Together they farmed until 1966 when they moved "to town." Camilla worked for National Guardian Life for many years until poor health forced her into early retirement. Camilla along with Roger owned and operated The Golden Comb & ETC Antique Shop until once again poor health brought on her final retirement from the work force.

Camilla and Roger enjoyed traveling, hunting, fishing & antiquing.


Camilla is survived by her children: Dannie (Isolina), of Coarsegold, CA, Lori Henry of Viroqua, Trudy (David) Treptow of Adams and Jodine (Daniel) Jefson of Westby; grandchildren: Laura Sands, Ian (Amanda) Sands, Tara (Russell) Biebl, Chasity (Lucas) Harris, Ben Treptow, Megan (Stan) Herfel, Amanda (Keith) Weaver, Ashley (Gaje Young) Jefson and Abigail Jefson; and eleven great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister-in-law. Beverly Sands Cardoza; many nieces and nephews; as well as special friends: Sarah De Witt, and Harry and Mary Fox.


Camilla was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roger; son-in-law, Tom Henry; grandson, Jesse Sands; Sisters: Leola Fraust, Vera Yttri, June (Kenneth) Salisbury, and Jean (Harold) Hall; and brothers: John (Avis) Jones and William Jones.


Funeral Services will be held at 11:30am on Friday, November 23, 2018 at the Viroqua United Methodist Church. Pastor Jean Waldron will officiate with burial to follow in the Viroqua Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 10am till the time of service at 11:30.


In lieu of plants or flowers, memorials may be directed to the Bland Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care.


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The Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home of Viroqua is serving the family.

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