Gavin Lewis Vande Sandt, died six hours following his birth on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, at a Great Falls hospital due to a chromosomal abnormality.
A funeral service was scheduled for 11 a.m. today at the Assembly of God Church in Chester. Burial was to follow at the Chester Cemetery.
Gavin was the first child born to Curtis and Sara (Gjesdal) Vande Sandt, who were married on Jan. 2, 2002. They made their home in Havre.
Gavin is survived by his parents, Curtis and Sara (Gjesdal) Vande Sandt of Havre; paternal grandparents, Keith and Lynda Vande Sandt of Chester; maternal grandparents, Jerry and Lenore Gjesdal of Joplin; paternal great-grandparents, Bud and Margaret Vande Sandt of Gildford and Bod and Fern Homes of Chinook; maternal great-grandparents, Duane and Myrna Gjesdal of Chester and J. and Wanda Gorden of South Carolina; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Arrangements are by Rockman Funeral Chapel, Chester.