Sindy Sue Oakes
(Monday - November 01, 2021) - Sindy Sue Oakes, age 53, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Saturday, October 30, at UP Health System - Marquette.

Sindy was born January 4, 1968, in Norway, daughter of Donald and Janice (Bastian) Cowling. Sindy grew up and attended school in Norway. She married Allen Oakes on June 6, 1986. Sindy worked as a cashier for Walmart.

Survivors include her loving husband, Allen Oakes of Iron Mountain; two sons, James Oakes and Jeremy (Catie) Oakes; one grandson, Aiden Oakes; her mother, Janice Cowling; five brothers, Donald (Melissa) Cowling Jr., Johnny (Hester) Cowling, Ronnie Cowling, Danny Cowling and Chuck (Bonnie) Cowling; four sisters, Tammy (Pete) Wonch, Joanny (Dave) Grenfell, Bonnie (Richard) Norman, and Kristal (Butch) Kusmitch; many nieces, nephews, and other extended family.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 4, from 4:00 until 5:00 PM at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. The funeral service will be celebrated on Thursday at 5:00 PM at the funeral home.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iron Mountain to honor Sindy’s Legacy of life.