Sandra Lee Taken

Sandra Lee Taken

Sandra Lee Taken


Sandra Lee Taken, 81, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, at her home after a short illness.

Sandra will be deeply missed by her husband of 62 years, Lawrence Taken of Manchester; her two children, Joseph (Patty) Taken of Springfield, Mo., and Jennifer (Keith) Kritz of Edgewood; three grandchildren, Benjamin Taken of Springfield, Mo., Jacob Taken of Kansas City, Mo., and Jacob Kritz of Edgewood; two great-grandchildren, Cheyanne and Jeremiah Kritz of Edgewood; brothers-in-law, Don Vertz of San Francisco, Calif., and Almore Taken of Cedar Rapids; sisters-in-law, Betty Taken and Barb Schnipkoweit, both of Cedar Rapids; special aunt, Pearl Seibert of Manchester; and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank St. Croix Hospice and Tri-County Care / Helping Hands for their services during this difficult time.

Online condolences may be sent to

Funeral service: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester, Iowa, with the Rev. Mary Green officiating.

Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester. Friends may also call from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Interment: Oakland Cemetery, Manchester, Iowa.

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