Sandie Hook

Sandie Hook, 75, of Wilton, passed away on Thursday, June 1, 2023 at her home. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Wapello. Memorial Services for Sandie will be 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 5, 2023 at the funeral home. Private family burial will be held in the Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to assisted with the backpack program and school supplies of children within school districts of Wapello, Wilton, West Liberty and Wayne Community Schools. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at

Sandra Elizabeth Grimm was born on November 19, 1947 in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Clyde and Frances (Zogelman) Grimm. Sandie was a 1966 graduate of Wapello High School, graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso where she received her Bachelor’s degree and obtained her Administration License from Drake University. She began her teaching career in 1972 at Louisa-Muscatine schools, taught several years at Wapello Community Schools, was principal at Wayne Elementary in Corydon and retired as principal of Central Lee Elementary School. Sandie spent a total of 37 years in education. She was a member of Wilton St. Mary’s Catholic Church. More than anything Sandie enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren; she also enjoyed reading, puzzles and watching Little House On The Prairie.

Sandie will be deeply missed by her children, Andrea (John) Martinez of Fruitland and Michael (Kristy) Hook of Wilton; grandchildren, Jacob, Sarah, Samantha and Matthew Martinez, Meggan, Catie, Nathan and Collin Hook; siblings, Cheyrel (Mike) McConahay of Russell, Iowa and Keith Grimm of Wapello; sister-in-law, Cindy Grimm of Letts and nieces and nephews.

Sandie was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Dick Grimm.