Earl Dee Sands

January 29, 1936 ~ April 22, 2020 (age 84)


Earl Dee Sands of Gresham passed away April 22, 2020 from age related causes.

Mr. Sands was born January 29th, 1936 in Kearney, Nebraska.  Earl went by the name Dee.  That’s  how everyone knew him.

Dee moved to Portland Oregon when he was 19 years old where he later met Carole Pascoe and they were married in 1955.  During their 25 year marriage they had three children.

Dee was a member of the linoleum workers union for over 50 years.  Dee was very passionate about his trade and took pride in his work on every job.

Dee is survived by his two remaining children , 4 grandchildren and 4 Great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life  service to be held at Rose City Cemetery at a later date.

“A golden heart stopped beating
Hard working hands now rest.
God broke our hearts to prove to us he only takes the best” [❤] ️

In lieu of flowers please make a charitable donation in Dee Sands name to the Dementia Society of America.

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