Sandra L. ‘Sandy’ Gathers

May 25, 1955 - July 11, 2017

Sandra L. “Sandy” Gathers, 62, Portage, died Tuesday. She was born in Elyria, Ohio, daughter of the late James Paul Kukucka and Constance (Chappell) Kukucka-Illig. Surviving are her companion, Francis Mutch; three children: Charles Gathers, Wayne Gathers and Rachel Ferraro; eight grandchildren; and a sister, Debbie Wargo. She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Clem “Snuffy” Illig; and two siblings: Linda Crum and Robert Kukucka. Friends will be received from 4 until the 7 p.m. funeral service, Friday, July 14, 2017, at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, Portage. Interment will be held at a later date.