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A. Jean Sandhorst (Drott) VIEW PROFILE

A. Jean Sandhorst (Drott)

February 20, 1945 ~ August 24, 2011

Jean A. Drott, 66, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at Peacehealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington.

She was born on February 20, 1945 in El Paso, Texas to Carlton Lee and Esther Marie (Brixius) Sandhorst. A Washougal, WA resident for the last twelve years; Jean was formerly of Vancouver, Tri-Cities, and Tacoma, Washington. She graduated from Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma, WA in 1963.

Jean worked as a cook for both the Pasco School District and Vancouver School District before her retirement in 1998.

She was an active member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Camas and was devout in her faith. She also enjoyed crafting, sewing, painting, gardening, flowers, cooking, and visiting the beach and the mountains. Most of all, Jean enjoyed spending time with her friends and family.

Jean is survived by her loving husband of 22 years, David Drott, at home; daughter, Deanne (Manuel "Jr.") Gomez of Sunnyside, WA; son, Curtis Forsman of Pasco, WA; step-children, Bruce Drott of Seattle, WA, Kristen (Robert) Wertman of Buffalo, NY, and Deanna Dorlarque of Pittsburgh, PA; brothers, Michael Sandhorst of Puyallup, WA and Steven Sandhorst of Seattle, WA; and ten grandchildren.

There was a funeral Mass for Jean on Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 324 NE Oak Street, Camas, WA 98607. A Rosary was held on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Vault interment will be held at the Camas Cemetery.

Memorials in Jean's honor may be sent to the American Lung Society.

Published in The Columbian, Vancouver, WA on August 30, 2011 

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