Sandra Jean Alexander (Cates), age 67 August 12, 2012 Beloved wife of Russell. Loving mother of Claudia (Mike Arredondo) Stephenson and Jason (Sarah) Stephenson. Dear grandmother of Cutherto Charles Gonzalez, Celeste (Shindel) Picaso, Valentine Shindel, Hanna, Cates and Olivia Stephenson. Great grandmother of Chandler Gonzalez and Dominic Shindel Picaso. Sandra is the daughter of the late Charles "Harold" and Hersilia "Effie" (Lopez) Cates. Visitation 3-8p.m. Wed. with a 7:30p.m. funeral service at Edward Swanson and Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre (S. of 13 Mi. Rd.), Madison Hts.