Sandra Lee Goodenough

Sandra Lee Goodenough passed peacefully on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at home with her family close by. 
 Sandra “Sandy” was born in Mitchell, South Dakota on Aug. 15, 1945 to Mr. and Mrs. Pishek and raised by Gerry and Peggy Volk (Spraker) in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. 
 Sandy graduated from Capistrano Union High and later moved to Idaho where she married David Goodenough. Early 1974 Sandy became a permanent fixture in Weiser, Idaho where, with the combination of “his” and “hers”, she raised six children. 
 Although Sandy stood 4’9” she was a force to be reckoned with. She was known for not holding back her opinions (there were many!) and a knack for telling it like it is. 
 Sandy was a volunteer girls softball coach, enjoyed the social aspects of waitressing and BINGO and with her “my door is always open” attitude was known, and loved, as mom#2/counselor/free babysitter to many. We cannot fail to mention her wicked Christmas lasagna, another “door is always open” event.
 Sandy is survived by her brothers: Michael Spraker, George Spraker (Heather), previous husbands: Leonard Chernoff and David Goodenough, her daughter, Teresa Border (Mitch), son Shane Chernoff (Sarah), step-children: Jody Goodenough-Fleming (Paul), James Goodenough, Dava Ramirez (Joe), Renea Goodenough. She was grandmother to James (JD), Ashten, Eiko, David (DJ), Nicolas, Katie, Kacy, Dava Rose, Taylor, Jason, Nathan (deceased), Tyler, Trista, Tiara, Audrey, Stephany, Amy, Hunter, Elijah and many great-grandchildren.
 Thank you to Horizon Hospice (a special thank you to Ms. Cassie) for always treating Sandra with kindness, compassionate care and dignity during her passing. Our family will forever be grateful.
 Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life gathering at Lake View Park, Nampa Idaho, on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Idaho Youth Ranch Remembrances may be left for the family at


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Weiser, ID 83672
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