Sandra Rathkamp Luchsinger, former Newport News, Virginia Public School teacher, passed away peacefully on September 14 after a 30 year battle with diabetes. Sandy was born on February 22, 1954 in Dallas, Texas, and later moved with her family to Nebraska. She was a graduate of Columbus Senior High School and the University of Nebraska, and began her teaching career in the public schools of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Sandy is survived by her parents, the Rev. H.M. and Ann Rathkamp of Williamsburg, Virginia, her two sons Adam and Jonathan Luchsinger of Omaha, Nebraska, her sister Grace P. Rathkamp of Charlotte, North Carolina, her brother, Paul J. Rathkamp of Danville, California, and many other beloved relatives and friends. A family graveside service was held at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Williamsburg, Virginia.