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“In Memoriam” listings are expanded paid obituaries, phrased as the family requests, and may include enhanced information or photographs that might not fit within free death notices.

Sandi Dilling

Services for Sandra “Sandi” Jo Dilling, 87, Salina, who peacefully crossed over surrounded by family on Friday, Feb 2, 2024, will be 1 p.m. Feb. 17, 2024, at Ryan Mortuary, Salina.

A light luncheon will follow at the mortuary. A graveside service will be conducted at a later date.

Sandi was born June 25, 1936, at home in Salina to Delmar Wayne and Gladys Evelyn (Thomas) Dilling.

Sandi’s daughters lived in Beloit, Emporia, Marion, and Wichita before returning to Salina.

Sandi is survived by her daughters, Tamara “Tami” Perry, and Tracy Parks (and husband Gordon); five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Tracy Dilling, and son Kevin Perry.

Memorials to Rolling Hills Zoo or Salina Animal Services may be sent in care of Ryan Mortuary. Online condolences at

Last modified Feb. 15, 2024