Sandy Poelker

Sandy Poelker, 65, of Highland, IL, died Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Sandy was born March 27, 1953, to Ferdie and Sally (nee Wobbe) Steiner at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, IL. On August 30, 1975, she married Tom Poelker, at St. Paul Church in Highland.

Sandy was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and the ABATE Motorcycle Club. She loved riding her motorcycles and has been riding side by side with her husband for 25 years.

Sandy loved her family, and had a great love for her cats; taking in those that no one else wanted. She was a good person, and was devoted to her niece and nephew and great nieces and nephews. Thirty four years ago she met a little boy in Mexico and befriended him and his family. Their friendship remains close to this day.

Sandy is survived by her husband, Tom Poelker, Highland, IL; mother, Sally Steiner, Highland, IL; sister, Vicky (Mike) Kirchoff, Highland, IL; nephew, Cory (Shelley) Kirchoff; niece, Amy (Reubin) McGuffin; great nieces and nephews, Ali & Tyler McGuffin, Cameron & Kaila Kirchoff; and her eight beloved fur babies.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ferdie Steiner (July 4, 1990).

Memorials may be made to her adopted family in Mexico, the Justo Martinez Alcocer Family.

Memorial Visitation: Saturday, February 23, 2019, from 12:00 to 4:00 pm at Meridith Funeral Home, Highland, IL

Interment: At a later date.

Meridith Funeral Home, Highland, IL

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