Sandra Nighbert

Sandra “Sandi” Nadine Nighbert was born Pierre, S.D., to Edward and Pauline Galles. Sandi spent her life’s work as a civil servant for the U.S. government as a financial analyst, branch chief. She was also a faithful member of Immaculate Conception-St. Joseph Church in Leavenworth, Kan.
Sandi, of Piedmont, S.C., died Dec. 10, 2019. She was 71.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Candi Wagner; son-in-law, James Wagner; brother, Tim Galles; and sister, Judy Mills.
Sandi is survived by her husband of 53 years; three children, Wayne (Laurie) Nighbert, Jr., Shawn (Johanna) Nighbert and Chad (Angela) Nighbert; 12 grandchildren, Samantha Jackson, Matthew Jackson, Amanda McClellan, Cassandra “Cassi” Wagner, Karla Nighbert, Freya Nighbert, Reese Nighbert, Colby Nighbert, Audrey Nighbert, Lydia Johnson, Isaac Johnson and Abigail Johnson; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Les Galles, Tony Galles and Steve Galles; and two sisters, Sue Bennett and Patti Henn.
The Recitation of the Rosary will be  Dec. 21, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home in Greenville, S.C. A memorial service will follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, SC 29615.
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