Thu, 10/13/2016 - 7:08pm
Funeral services for Sandra Ann Dion, 61, of Fort Thompson, SD was held at 10:00 am Thursday, September 29 2016 at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fort Thompson with burial at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Stephan. Wake services was held Tuesday and Wednesday evening, September 27 and 28 at 7:00 pm at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fort Thompson. Sandra Ann Dion, age 61, was born on May 26, 1955 in Chamberlain, South Dakota to Warren Dion Sr. and Pauline (McBride) Dion. She attended school at Stephan Mission in South Dakota and graduated in 1973. Then she attended school in Dallas, Texas for accounting and secretarial studies and there she met Walter Gibson Sr. and had three children: Walter Gibson Jr., Emilee Gibson & Wayland Gibson of Fort Thompson. She then moved back to South Dakota where she held many various jobs. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and watching Dallas Cowboys play on TV and spending time with family and friends. She leaves behind a daughter Emilee Gibson and a son Wayland Gibson and five grandchildren. She loved dearly, Justine, Eillana, Walter, Ward and Acasia all of Fort Thompson; three sisters Marcella Dion, Avis Dion, Phyllis Dion and two brothers Richard Dion Sr. and Patrick Dion, all of Fort Thompson, also many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Pauline Dion; two brothers Warren Dion Jr and Ward Allen Dion; two sisters Mary Dion and Paulette Dion; one son Walter Gibson Jr, who she missed dearly.