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Official Obituary of

Carolyn "Sandy" Sand Junta

October 7, 1950 ~ February 13, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Carolyn "Sandy" Junta Obituary

Carolyn "Sandy" Sand Junta nee: Lerche, 73, longtime resident of Glen Ellyn passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. Wife of the late Robert "Bob" Junta. Mother of Christy (Frank) Sand Tajak. Stepmother of Sherri (Fidel) Tenorio & Steven Junta. Grandmother of Frankie Sand, Samantha Sand, Penelope Sand, Heather Markham & Amber Tenorio. Daughter of the late Walter and Carolyn Lerche. Sister of Rolle (Jeff) Burgeson and Thomas (Linda) Lerche. Aunt of David Burgeson and Katie Lerche, Katherine Fox, Jackie Junta, Tony Junta, and Terri Zappa.

Sandy worked alongside her husband running AP Junta & Sons Wholesale Produce. She also worked many years at Glenbard West High School. Her favorite place to be was at the beach and with her grandchildren at the "Lazy T". Above all else she received the most joy being with her family especially her three granddaughters. 

Visitation from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Monday, February 19 at Leonard Memorial Home, 565 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn. Funeral Service at 11 am on Tuesday, February 20 at Leonard Memorial Home. For more information please call (630) 469-0032.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Captains for Clean Water, online at Captainsforcleanwater.org or by mail 2031 Jackson St, Fort Myers, FL 33901

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February 19, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Leonard Memorial Home
565 Duane St.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Funeral Service
February 20, 2024

11:00 AM
Leonard Memorial Home
565 Duane St.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137


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