Obituary: Sandra S. Salan


January 7, 1948 – September 12, 2022

Information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Sandra S. SalanSandra S. Salan, nee Fritz, age 74, of Crete, IL, passed away Monday, September 12, 2022. Beloved wife of Robert Salan. Loving mother of Jennifer Salan, Heather (Stephen) Garland, and Christina (Steve) Zeman. Cherished grandmother of Matthew, Kierstin, Lexie, Layla, Levi, Sedona, Madelyn, and Stephen. Dear sister of Joann (late Daryl) Gatlin, Raymond (Deborah) Fritz, Sharon (John) Kernagis, and James (Christine) Fritz. Best buddy of Milena. Preceded in death by her parents James and Sylvia Fritz. Sandra was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Visitation Monday, September 19, 2022, from 3 – 8 p.m. with a funeral service to be held at 7 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane (Rt.30/Pleasant Springs Ln.), Dyer, IN with Pastor Andy Nearpass officiating. Memorial contributions may be given to the Salan Family. For further information, please call 219-322-7300 or visit our online obituary and guestbook at