Sandra Harshbarger, of Winnemucca, NV passed away July 17, 2023, with family members at her side.
Sandy was born in Laconia, New Hampshire on September 2, 1938, and moved west when she was just a child.
She was raised in Reno and attended Reno High School.
It was in Reno where she met her husband, Don Harshbarger and got married in May of 1956.
In the 60s they moved to Burns Lake, British Columbia and bought a hunting and fishing resort which they loved doing but eventually moved back to Reno which had always been home.
In the mid-70s they decided to come to Winnemucca where she was employed with Humboldt County School District as the payroll/budget clerk.
While employed there they bought Motor Cargo Trucking and she eventually retired to help full time with the business.
Her door was always open to her grandkids and great-grandkids and their many friends who she became their GG also.
She is survived by her daughter, Cindy (Michael)Thomson, her grandchildren, Justin (Tiffany) Fetty, Leigha (Louie) Von Aspern, Heather (Shane) Hall, Kelly (Matthew) Nicholson and Cassie (Cory) Barksdale.
Also, great-grandchildren, Jadon Fetty, Damon Fetty, Savannah Fetty, Emma Fetty, Adel Hall, Quincy Hall, June Hall, Nora Hall, Ruby Hall, Elizabeth Harmon, Jaxen Nicholson, Henley Barksdale, Gwendolyn Barksdale and soon to arrive Harvey Hall.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Louise Greene, Husband, Don Harshbarger, sister, Marcia, her sons, Blaine Lee and Mark James and great-granddaughter, Coraline Alice.
We would like to thank her doctors, nurses and CNAs at Humboldt General Hospital and all of the staff at Harmony Manor, every one of them was superb at their job and their compassion.
We would also like to thank her physical and occupational therapists who made it possible for her to come back home.
Very special thank you to Karen Palmer and Carol Heater who were always there when we needed their truly valued friendship and words of advice.
She will be missed more than she could have ever imagined.