Sandra Kay Clelland was born November 30, 1955 at the Methodist Hospital in Mitchell to Jerome and Cheryl (Blackman) Carpentier. She graduated from Parkston High School in 1974. Following high school she moved to Mitchell. In 1992 she married Perley (Chip) Clelland and later they divorced. She was a Day Care Provider for 14 years and then worked at Walmart up until the time of her death. Sandra was an avid bowler and enjoyed bowling the State Tournaments.
She is survived by her twin daughters: Jessica and Lindi of Mitchell, a grandson Carter, her parents, Jerome and Cheryl Carpentier of Parkston, two brothers: Randall (Cynthia) Carpentier of San Diego, CA and Scott Carpentier of Temecula, CA, three nieces: Jennifer, Abigayle and Kristin, one nephew, Kyle all of California an aunt, Jackie Maeschen of Washington and a special friend, Roxanne Wengler of Sioux Falls.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents and an uncle, Neal.