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April 5, 2014

Sandra Jean Staats

SOMERSET — STAATS– Sandra Jean, 64, Somerset, went to be with her Lord and Savior April 4, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Meyersdale. Born March 29, 1950, in Somerset, daughter of William K. and Leora Alice (Miller) Kennell. Preceded in death by parents and sister,  Jane L. Brown. Survived by husband, Edward Leroy Staats, to whom she was married 43 years; children, Tammy Lynn Worgo, and husband, Matthew, Erie, and Kelly Jo Haburcsak, and husband, John, Somerset; grandchildren, Kendal and Caulen Worgo and Emalie and Johnathan Haburcsak; stepchildren, Dan Staats, and friend, Vicki; Lori Perina, and husband, George; and Robby Staats, and wife, Wendy; stepgrandchildren, Erica Barber, Stephanie Slone, Samantha Oates, Robby Staats Jr., Katlynn Staats and Cassandra Staats; step great-grandchildren, Kameryn, Connor, Desiree, Hailey and Jace; sisters and brothers, Velmer “Boots” Thomas, Thomas Mills; William Kennell, and wife, Myrtle, Jenner Crossroads; Donna L. Sheeler, and husband, Roy, Brotherton; and Robert D. Kennell, and wife, Linda, Somerset. Sandra was a 1968 graduate of Somerset High School. She was a member of New Life Church of the Nazarene and later a member of the New Beginnings Outreach Center. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home, Somerset, and one hour prior to service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at New Beginnings Outreach Center, Boswell, Pastor Kurtis Frampton officiating. Interment, Horner-Mount Tabor Cemetery. Contributions may be made to New Beginnings Outreach Center, 7398 Somerset Pike, Boswell, Pa. 15531. (

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