Cynthia McCarthy Sandberg

Cynthia McCarthy Sandberg of Nisswa, MN passed away July 13, 2019 at St. Joseph Essentia Hospital in Brainerd. She was born February 11, 1936 in Minneapolis, MN and graduated from Northrup Collegiate School in 1953. She then attended college in the east and also at the University of Minnesota. Cindy married William Wagner in 1956, living in Minneapolis and Chicago until their divorce in 1974. She married Bruce Sandberg in 1979 and lived in Minneapolis until they moved to Nisswa, MN in 1995 where she resided until her death. Cynthia is survived by her husband, Bruce, five children; Elizabeth (Charles) Bloomquist of Trimont, MN, Cynthia Monroe of Carver, MN, Kathleen Wagner of Minneapolis, MN, Patricia (Michael) Twite of Grand Rapids, MN and Michael (Sean) Wagner of Atlanta, GA. Also surviving are her two stepdaughters Anne Cronquist of Brainerd and Susan (Roy) Pokovich of Brainerd. Other surviving family include seven granddaughters, one grandson, and three great grandsons. A memorial service for Cynthia will occur in the near future; the date, time and place to be announced later.