Sandy was born September 17, 1941, to Norman and Florence (Rosen) Ronning in Duluth and was a life-long resident of Two Harbors. In 1958 she married James Bangsund and was a homemaker through the years while her children were growing. In later years she was employed by Irresistible Ink.
Sandy was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the Women of the Moose.
She enjoyed quilting, hardanger, and time spent with her family.
Sandy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Bangsund; daughters, Debora Rustad, and Sherry Bangsund; and sisters, Susanne Johnson, and Mona Kempfert.
She is survived by her son, Chris (Eddie) Bangsund; grandchildren, Justin and Aaron Rustad and Calli and Lars Bangsund; a great-grandson, Cooper Rustad; a sister, Norma Rhodes; and nieces and nephews.