Sandy Soennichsen — a frequent commenter on “0688o” — died Sunday.
According to an obituary in the Connecticut Post, Klaus “Sandy” Soennichsen was born in Bavaria, Germany in 1947, He immigrated to the U.S. 3 years later.
Sandy grew up in Weston, and graduated from Staples High School in 1965.
After joining the Air Force during the Vietnam War, he graduated from American International College before settling in Westport in 1979.
Since retiring as a high stakes supervisor at Foxwoods Casino, Sandy enjoyed spending time with his family, and having coffee with his friends at Oscar’s.
Sandy is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carol of Westport; his son and daughter-in-law, Ryan and Despina of Weston; 3 grandchildren, Markus, Angelika and Nikoletta, and cousins Eric Flaig and Linda Glasschroeder of New Hampshire.
Calling hours are tomorrow (Wednesday, May 25), 5-8 p.m. at the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Rd. Fairfield.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Westport EMS, 50 Jesup Road, Westport.
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