GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                             Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Gavin Vande Sandt    

    HAVRE -- Gavin Lewis Vande Sandt, infant son of Curtis and Sara Vande Sandt, died of a chromosomal abnormality six hours after his birth Wednesday at a Great Falls hospital. 

    His funeral is 11 a.m. Tuesday at Assembly of God Church in Chester, with burial in Chester Cemetery.

    Rockman Funeral Chapel of Chester is in charge of arrangements. 

    In addition to his parents, Gavin is survived by grandparents Keith and Lynda Vande Sandt of Chester and Jerry and Lenore Gjesdal of Joplin; paternal great-grandparents Bud and Margaret Vande Sandt of Gildford and Bob and Fern Holmes of Chinook, and maternal great-grandparents Duane and Myrna Gjesdal of Chester and J. and Wanda Gorden of South Carolina; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.  Gavin was the first child born to Curtis and Sara (Gjesdal) Vande Sandt, who were married Jan. 2, 2002, and have made their home in Havre.   

Originally published Saturday, December 6, 2003 Great Falls Tribune

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