Lynne Hammer Sandberg

February 17, 1937 - May 18, 2019 

Lynne Hammer Sandberg was born on February 17, 1937, in Stockton, CA. She lived on Hammer Lane. She passed away on May 18, 2019, in Modesto, CA.  Lynne attended Lincoln Elementary and graduated from Stockton High School.  She worked as Secretary at Linden Elementary and for Neumiller and Beardsley Law Firm. Her next career choice was to start a Travel Agency known as “The Travel Bunch.”

Lynne loved her grandchildren, gardening and her work with the Daughter of the American Revolution, and the Ladies Auxiliary California Pioneers. She was also an avid Bridge player. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Lynne is survived by her children: Judi Laura Fuqua, Richard Leo Staples III his wife Veronica Staples, and Michael John Staples; grandchildren: Kevin Henry Fuqua, Sherrie Lynne Johnston, her husband Eric David Johnston Jr., Nicholas John Fuqua, Grant Scott Staples, Victor Paul Staples, Branden Keithly Staples, Mallory Clarice Staples, and Makenna Truth Staples.

She is preceded in death by parents John and Lucille Hammer, husband Harry William Sandberg, and son-in-law Ronald Ray Fuqua.


Graveside services will be held 10:00am on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at the Stockton Rural Cemetery, 2350 Cemetery Ln, Stockton, CA 95204. Reception to follow at the Linden Lions Club, 5041 N Market Street Linden, Ca 95236

Memorial Contributions may be made to The Haggin Museum, LACP.

Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Sandberg family.

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