Dennis Lee Sandow, 72, of Knottsville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 24th, 1947 in Midland, Michigan to the late Ralph Leroy Sandow and Dorothy Clare Kohtz Sandow. Denny graduated from Midland High School in 1965 and served in the U.S. Army for two years. He married Sue Ann Harlow in 1968 and they had two children together, Chad and Eric. He married Susan Badder in 1996.
Denny was a retired pipefitter and he and his wife, Susan Sandow, decided to move from Midland and finally settled in Knottsville, Kentucky, where they have lived for over twenty years. Denny was strong and hard working as well as loving and giving with a sentimental side he only let a few people see. He loved to sing and dance and believed his dance moves rivaled those of John Travolta. He took pride in maintaining a meticulous car, yard, and house. He enjoyed helping others which included donating blood regularly to checking on his neighbors. Besides Nascar, his grandchildren were his passion. They gave him so much joy and will miss him and his cooking abilities very much. He always had a treat for them from cookies to zucchini bread. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Gary Sandow and two brothers-in-law, Russ Matthys and Gary Wendt.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Sandow, his children Chad Sandow, Eric Sandow, Julie (Alan) Krinsky, Kriste (Tom) Eaton, Matthew (Maria) Pickett, and his 8 beautiful grandchildren (Taylor, Rebecca, Kennedy, Kadence, Tommy, Matthew, Conway and Emelyn). He also left behind one brother, Mike (Kate) Sandow, 3 sisters, Sherry Matthys, Nancy Wendt, Cathy (Terry) Torres, his best friend Mike Higdon, and many more friends and family.
In compliance with health and public safety directives. Mr. Sandow’s funeral arrangements at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory will be private.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
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