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May 25, 1946-Feb. 14, 2022

MARSHALL — The Christian burial mass for Sandra Bousquet Altman, 75, of Marshall will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. A live stream and recording of the service will be available at Visitation will be one hour before the church service. An afternoon tea in Sandra’s honor will be held after the service in Carlin Hall, basement of Holy Redeemer Church. A private family burial will take place at a later date.

Sandra Marie Bousquet Altman put on her ballet shoes and tiptoed away in her sleep on February 14, 2022, and rejoiced with our Lord and Saviour.

Sandra was born May 25, 1946 and was adopted from the Children’s Home Society of St. Paul by Carl and Helen Peterson of Marshall. Growing up, she was involved in modeling, dance, gymnastics, art, acting, dressmaking, and culinary arts. She graduated from Marshall High School in 1964 and was proud to be Marshall Tiger’s very first mascot. After graduating, she attended the Minneapolis Beauty Academy. Her activities changed when she decided to enter the hospitality industry, specifically culinary arts, catering and sales. Sandra traveled the country to pursue her passion which included positions at Snee Farm Country Club in Mt. Pleasant, SC, New York City Athletic Club, Atlanta Stadium Hotel, and Sincerely’s (an intimate 10-table dining experience) in Florence, South Carolina. Locally, Sandra held the position of Food and Beverage Manager at the Marshall Country Club while pursuing her studies in Culinary Arts at Southwest Minnesota State University. Sandra was a member of the Marshall Cable Commission and hosted a local cable access interview show called “Signals from the Seniors” which spotlighted local members of the senior community. Sandra adopted a daughter Yvette Shawn Bousquet Altman in 1975. She married Mark Lawrence Altman on September 17, 1983. They moved to Marshall from Indiana in 1986. Her extended family includes two sons, Jeff Altman and Ryan Altman, as well as seven grandchildren. : Abbagaile, Annabelle, Wyatt, Cobe, Chatney, Jett and Asher. She was predeceased by her parents and her brother Richard (Dickie) Peterson. She is also survived by her husband, Mark Lawrence Altman, and her brother, Dennis Carl Peterson.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local food shelf in Sandra’s name, as her spirit was always on the lookout to help others in need.

Agreements with

Horvath Funeral Service

Marshall, Minnesota


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