Sandra L. Vaughn

January 4, 2020

Sandra L. Vaughn, 52, of Rossville, Ind., died 12:43 p.m. January 4, 2021 at her home.  She was born June 24, 1968 in Frankfort, Ind. to Gene Spurling & Darleen (Hiatt) Earl.  She married Rick E. Vaughn on July 4, 1995 and he survives.

Sandra was a 1986 graduate of Clinton Central High School and graduated with honors from Indiana University School of Nursing.  She was a lifelong resident of Clinton County.  A registered nurse, she worked at Franciscan Health Lafayette East.  Sandra was passionate about her work and loved her family dearly.

Visitation and Services

With respect to the circumstances facing our nation at this time, the Vaughn family plans to have a Celebration of Life at a later date and is most appreciative of your thoughts and prayers. Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 11550 N. Meridian, Suite 115, Carmel, IN 46032.

Survived by:

Husband: Rick E. Vaughn of Rossville, Daughter: Kalyn Vaughn of Rossville, Son: Bryce Vaughn of Rossville, Brother: Kim (Penny) Spurling of Frankfort, Brother-in-Law: Ronnie (Margie) Vaughn of Frankfort, Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her father, mother, stepfather, Bob Earl and nephew Brett Vaughn.


Leave your Condolences

29 Condolences for “Sandra L. Vaughn”

  1. Scott and Marta Stuard January 5, 2021 at 5:20 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.

  2. Carol Deom January 5, 2021 at 5:51 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all

  3. Christopher Regich January 5, 2021 at 7:16 pm

    I will always cherish the times I spent with my friend Sandra. From the moment we met I knew we would be fast friends. I will remember her sense of humor and especially her laugh. She will be greatly missed and fondly remembered. My heart goes out to Bryce (Bruce…. lol) Kalyn, and Rick. Her spirit will always be with us. Goodbye my friend. I love you.

  4. Jan (Cassell) Rohrabaugh January 5, 2021 at 7:25 pm

    So very sorry to hear about your wife, Sandra. You and your family are in my thoughts & prayers.

  5. Jennifer Villarreal January 5, 2021 at 7:53 pm

    Melinda Spurling and Michael Spurling, I would like to send the both of you my condolences for the loss of your sister Sandra. Prayers go out to you and your families. Much love!!!

  6. Douglas Schimmel January 5, 2021 at 8:21 pm

    I graduated high school in the same class as she. We were friends who shared a love of 1980s hair band heavy metal. This makes me sad. Too young. Way too young. Fly high and rock on, my friend. You shall be missed.

  7. Pamela Howe January 5, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I went to school with Sandra. You’re all in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you all.

  8. Dorval Howe January 5, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    Sorry Wanda & Jake

  9. Travis and Gina Sheets January 5, 2021 at 9:34 pm

    Ron we are so sadden to receive the news of Sandra’s passing. She was always smiling when we saw her and always kind. I (Gina) remember as kids we would run and play in her backyard, her mom was always nice to us. Please know we are thinking of you and pray your memories hold you fast during these days ahead.

  10. Ann Gochenour January 5, 2021 at 9:36 pm

    Kalyn. I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart aches for you and your family. I pray you find peace in knowing that she is in a better place and that you will see her again. Love and prayers to you. Ann and Sequoya

  11. Deb Peter January 6, 2021 at 9:25 am

    Rick and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about Sandra. I hadn’t seen her in quite some time but I will always remember her beautiful smile. She always had a smile on her face. Prayers for comfort and strength during this difficult time!

  12. Kim York January 6, 2021 at 11:58 am

    I’m so saddened by your loss. Many prayers and hugs sent to you and your family!

  13. DeAnn Scott January 6, 2021 at 12:16 pm

    Sandra and I graduated in the same class together. She was always smiling and such a sweet personality. Praying for your family and so sorry for your loss.

  14. Linda Williams January 6, 2021 at 12:35 pm

    Rick, I was so sad to hear about your wife! My heart breaks for you and your kids! My thoughts and prayers are with you. If you need anything don’t hesitate to reach out!

  15. Sherrie Taylor Carson January 6, 2021 at 1:08 pm

    Rick and family, so sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and prayers to you all.

  16. Tami Minniear January 6, 2021 at 2:11 pm

    Rick, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  17. Karen Koors January 6, 2021 at 2:39 pm

    So sorry for your loss.

  18. Dave Weber January 6, 2021 at 3:13 pm

    Just heard, awful news. So sorry for your loss. Just doesn’t seem fair. Thinking of you and your family

  19. Phil Peeken January 6, 2021 at 3:44 pm

    My condolences to you and your family Rick

  20. Valerie January 6, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    So sorry, Rick. She suffered so much. I hope you and your children will be okay someday. Words will never be enough.

  21. Paula (Smith) Cromer January 6, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. I knew her in school. I was friends with her and Michael. My heart aches for the entire family.

  22. Jim Spears January 7, 2021 at 2:46 pm

    My condolences to you and your family Rick!

  23. Jennifer January 7, 2021 at 4:59 pm

    My beautiful cousin…I can’t believe it. So many times I have thought about getting a hold of you to come see you. I wish I had reached out. You couldn’t possibly know how much you meant to me. I’m so happy for the memories I have of you!

  24. Peggy Faulkner BSN RN Coordinator Nursing Honor Guard January 7, 2021 at 5:22 pm

    The Nursing Honor Guard serving North Central Indiana would like to express our heartfelt sympathy to the entire Vaughn family. We are thankful for Sandra’s strength, wisdom, soothing words, compassion, gentle healing hands and love of nursing. More than 100 nurses in North Central Indiana have been given the privilege of praying for your family as you prepare to celebrate Sandra’s life.

  25. Brian Pckett January 9, 2021 at 7:25 am

    Rick, we are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our hearts and thoughts at this difficult time.

  26. Lori Leach January 10, 2021 at 10:12 pm

    Rick, Ronny, Kim and Family.
    I’m so sorry for the loss of your love one. Sandra had a smile out of this world and such a beautiful Lady. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending prayers and hugs.

  27. Brenda Catron January 12, 2021 at 5:18 pm

    Rick and family,
    My most heartfelt condolences. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. So many years Sandra and I were inseparable. So many wonderful memories. Words cannot express.

  28. Kathy Yeary January 17, 2021 at 12:41 pm

    Oh my gosh. I’m sending my condolences to Sandra’s entire family. What an amazing gal. I met Sandra at IU Health and always loved working with her. She had a way of making things fun! I remember her speaking about her love for her children. I’m sure Sandra will be missed by many.

  29. Chris Spurling January 29, 2021 at 12:51 pm

    To Rick Mike and Kim, my thoughts and prayers go out to you. To my cousin Sandra. I have fond memories of the times we got to hang together. I will always remember our conversations of trying to make sense of life and our families. You will be missed, rest in peace.

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