Long-time Moffat resident, Sandra Lee Weiss, age 75, passed away on Feb. 19, 2022. Sandra was born in 1946 in Denver, Colo., and married Alfred Weiss in 1968, recently celebrating 53 years of marriage.
Sandra earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing in 1968 and served in the Army Nursing Corps (ANC) as a 2nd Lt. Afterwards, she pursued her passion of Nursing by serving the community as a Public Health Nurse, Hospice Nurse and school nurse in the San Luis Valley, also known as the “San Luis Valley Caregiver” to many community members.
When she wasn’t serving her community, she helped and supported Alfred on their family ranch. Sandra enjoyed sewing, cooking, reading, socializing with the neighbors and caring for the many animals that found their way to her door.
Sandra was preceded in death by her Father Sandy Comito, Mother Valerie Comito and Sister Shirley Fearns.
She is survived by her two brothers, Steven (Jackie) Comito, Joseph (Robbie) Comito and sister, Maria (Jamie) Flansburg, sons, Michael (Yvette) Weiss, Matthew Weiss, daughter Michelle (Alan) Wilson, grandsons, Eli, Christopher, Nathan, granddaughters, Natalie, Emily and numerous nieces and nephews.
A public viewing was conducted on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa. A funeral mass celebrating Sandy’s life will be conducted on Thursday, March 10, at 11 a.m., Nativity of our Lord Catholic Church in Broomfield, Colo., followed by a Committal Service at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Staging Area C at 2:15 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the following organizations: Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado, American Legion in Saguache, VFW Post 899 in Alamosa and the American Cancer Society of Colorado and may be made in care of the funeral home office. To express condolences, please visit www.rogersfunerals.com.