Travis J. Sand, 37, of Beatrice passed away at home on February 8, 2024. He was born May 13, 1986, in Beatrice to Steve and Lisa (Hothan) Sand. He grew up in Beatrice and graduated from Beatrice High School in 2004. He went on to play baseball at Highland Community College in Highland, KS and graduated with an Associates of Applied Science degree. He then graduated from Southeast Community College in Milford with a degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology. Travis married Kendra Dittbrenner on October 8, 2016 and to this union they were blessed with a son, Griffin and a daughter, Kennedy.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, baseball, playing video games, slow pitch softball, racing, coaching youth baseball, and the San Francisco 49ers.

Survivors include his mother, Lisa (Hothan) Sand of Beatrice; father, Steve Sand of Beatrice; son, Griffin Sand of Beatrice; brother, Tyler (Allison) Sand of Beatrice; grandparents, Richard and Donna Ideus of Beatrice; niece, Briar Sand of Beatrice; nephew, Emmett Sand of Beatrice; aunts, Ronda Horrocks of Richmond, VA, and Lauree (Dan) Ebbers of Hallam. He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Kennedy Rae Sand (2020); grandparents, Ronald and Judy Hothan, and Jack Sand.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at Christ Community Church in Beatrice with Pastor Dan Martin officiating. A family prayer service will be held at 10:15 A.M. at the church on Wednesday. The body will lie in state at the Fox Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, from 10:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M. The family will meet and greet relatives and friends from 5:30 P.M. until 7:30 P.M. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials in lieu of flowers are suggested to the family for future designation. Arrangements entrusted to Fox Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Beatrice.