Sandra ‘Sandi’ Hefner age 69, of Wapakoneta, Ohio and formerly of Grove City, OH passed away February 17, 2021 at her residence. She was born Feb. 20, 1951 in Lima, Ohio to the late Harvey L. and Flogean ‘Jean’ (Sellers) Hefner.
She was a 1969 graduate of Wapakoneta High School and a graduate of The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Sandi’s involvement in and enthusiasm for dance began early in her school years and continued on throughout her life. Her love of dance evolved into a lifetime career as a dance instructor teaching dance to a countless number of students of all ages for many years at various dance studios throughout the Dublin-Columbus, Ohio area.
She previously taught dance at Dublin Dance Workshop and Dance Center West, eventually opening her own dance studio. She was affectionately known as ‘Ms. Sandi’ to her dance students.
Prior to devoting herself solely to her career as dance instructor she was employed for a number of years at Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities providing vocational training.
She returned to her hometown of Cridersville, Ohio upon retirement eventually moving to Wapakoneta.
Survivors include: two siblings, Kay (Butch) Feister and Rick (Cindy) Hefner both of Wapakoneta, nephews and nieces, Mike (Jodi) Feister of Wapakoneta, Kimi Kellett of Colorado, Jason (Jennie) Hefner and Katrina (Levi) Cecil, both of Wapakoneta and several great nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Arthur and Elizabeth Hefner, maternal grandparents Harry and Lucille Sellers and a nephew Joshua (Josh) Hefner.
Private family services will be held and burial will be in St. Matthew Cemetery, Cridersville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in memory of her mother Jean.