AUSTINVILLE  - Sandra “Sandy” Kay Schipper, 63, of Austinville, was born the daughter of Merton and Wilma (Tibbles) Westphal on July 30, 1956, in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Sandy graduated from North Winneshiek High School in Decorah in 1974.

On July 28, 1984, Sandy was united in marriage with Larry J. Schipper. After their marriage, the couple lived in Austinville, where they resided their entire married lives. Sandy worked at numerous factories and was a waitress in various restaurants.  Sandy’s last job was at Heartland Windows in Aplington where she worked for 16 years.