Sandy Powell, 73, of rural North Liberty died at her home Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.
Memorial services will be held Aug. 14 at the First United Methodist Church in North Liberty. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in her memory to the First United Methodist Church of North Liberty.
Sandra Rae Powell was born April 13, 1940, in Anamosa, the daughter of Thomas and Geraldine (Graves) Powell. Following graduation from high school in Anamosa, Sandra received her BS and RN from Coe College. She later attended Rutgers University and Columbia University receiving her master’s degree, and returned to Iowa City to the University of Iowa for her PhD in higher education. She was a professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Iowa, retiring over ten years ago.
Her family includes Brenda Pastin, her life mate for over 33 years; a brother, Thomas B. ( Barb) Powell III of Nelysford, Va.; and her sister, Linda (Bill) Lilly and her husband, Bill of Townsend, Md.