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Gerry Dando

May 16, 1945 — October 8, 2020

Gerry Dando

Obituary Gerry Dando, 75, of Westridge Road Carlsbad, New Mexico passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2020. Gerry was born on May 16, 1945, in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Woodrow and Thelma Sanders. There will be no visitation. A graveside serviceis scheduled for 10:00 AM Monday, October 12, 2020, with John Sherman officiating. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Gerry grew up in Carlsbad and wasalifelong resident. As a kid, she enjoyed tap dancing and in 1955 when Elvis came to Carlsbad to perform Gerry and hertwin brother Terry had the opportunity to be one of the opening acts for Elvis.She enjoyed playing the piano, square dancing. She was a Caveman Majorette and was the ROTC Queen her senior year. Gerry will be dearly missed and never forgotten. Gerry was preceded in death by her parents, Woodrow and Thelma Sanders; and granddaughter, Tamara Ormand. Gerry is survived by her daughter, Tracy Hughes of Carlsbad, NM; son, Bill Dando of Denton, TX; three grandchildren: Brooke Wilson, Megan Dando, and Justin Dando;one great-grandson, Luke Ormand; and brother, Terry Sanders and wife, Darlene of Marshall, TX. The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff atLandsun for the love and care they provided Gerry Condolences may be expressed at dentonwood.com To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Gerry Dando, please visit our floral store.
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