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Sandra Jean Mostrog 1941 - 2021
Sandra Jean Mostrog	1941 - 2021
Sandra Jean Mostrog 1941 - 2021

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Sandra Jean Mostrog, 79 of Hot Springs Village, Ark. went to be with her Heavenly Father on June 17, 2021. Sandy was born Oct. 15, 1941 to Ed and Ann Martin in Nevada, Mo.

The daughter of a Lutheran Pastor and school teacher mother, she is a lifelong Lutheran. She was a Midweek School Catechism teacher at Trinity Lutheran Church in Great Bend, Kan., served on various church committees there and served as Chair of the Missions Committee at Community of Joy Lutheran Church in Hot Springs Village where she was also served as a Stephen Minister.

Sandy is preceded in death by her parents and half sister Evelyn Krejci. She is survived by her loving husband Jerry of Hot Springs Village, Ark.; son Shannon Donley and wife Doree of Magnet Cove, Ark.; step daughter Amy Alpert and husband Cary of West Bloomfield, Mich.; and nieces Kym Sartin and Kayleen Davis, of Morrison and Broken Arrow, Okla.

Sandy attended Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield and Drury University in Springfield where she received a BA in Religion/Ethics with a Minor in Creative Writing. She received a BA in Behavioral Science from Sterling College in Sterling, Kan. and an MA in Counseling Psychology from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kan. She owned Personal Growth Unlimited, Inc. in Great Bend where she was in private practice as a therapist, and was a Professor of Psychology and Sociology at Barton County College in Great Bend and was awarded Community College Teacher of the Year Award from Kansas State University. She owned Behavioral Associates in Little Rock where she had a private practice as a child and family therapist, and was a Seminar and Workshop Presenter in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. She served on the Board of Directors of Great Bend Brit-Spaugh Zoo, the Great Bend Humane Society, the Kansas Golden Belt Diabetes Association, and worked as a fundraiser for the HSV Animal Welfare League.  

Sandy loved reading, decorating, cooking, entertaining, and being with her husband Jerry and their Shih Tzu Max.  

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to your favorite charity. Online condolences can be made at

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, July 9, 2021