Lucinda "Cindy" J. Andreshak (nee Powers), Age 92, of Edgar, passed away surrounded by her family on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11AM on Friday, December 22, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in the Town of Cassel. Rev. Felix Tigoy will be the celebrant with Rev. Robert Streveler concelebrating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Family and friends are invited to gather on Friday at the church from 9AM until the time of service. The honor of pallbearer belongs to her grandchildren: Jason Imhoff, Chad Schara, Michael Andreshak, Brian Andreshak, Rick Andreshak & Jody Schara.
Cindy was born on June 19, 1925 to Thomas and Josephine (Schneck) Powers in Wausau. She graduated from Wausau East in 1943. On November 9, 1946 she was united in marriage to Louis Andreshak. Sadly, Louis passed away on July 23, 1992. Cindy and Louis resided in Edgar. Her employment included Color Vision and waitressing at Millers, Hotel Wausau, Village Inn and later retired from Hacks Diner in 1992.
Her hobbies included gardening, flower gardening, cutting lawn with Cindy often stating “I could sit on that lawn mower all day”, reading, babysitting the grandkids, walking 2 miles a day in the "good days,” and throwing numerous parties. Cindy was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and for a time, was the President of the Sacred Heart Holy Rosary Society.
Cindy is survived by her children: Vernon (Joann) Andreshak of Indiana, Kay (Marvin) Schara of Marathon, Terrance Andreshak of Edgar, Debra (Norman) Fischer of Marathon, Marsha (Henry) Imhoff of Marathon and Todd Andreshak of Edgar; her sisters-in-law Edna Powers of Wausau and Dominic Andreshak of Milwaukee. She is further survived by her 15 grandchildren: Micahel (Kerri) Andreshak, Brian Andreshak, Laura (Karl) Deitzel, Jody (Cheryl) Schara, Chad (Christine) Schara, Angel Hanke, Jennifer (Tim) Jacobson, Michelle Fischer, Holly (Brenard) Beamon, Rick (Tracey) Andreshak, Jamie (Dave) Schraufnagel, April Imhoff, Jason Imhoff, Ashley Andreshak and Amanda (Ben) Hammerstrom and her 16 great-grandchildren: Troy, Karissa, Alexander, Ethan, Cameron, Greyson, Logan, Carter, Jaden, Allie, Colin, Parker, Kade, McKenna, Connor and Deion and two step great-grandchildren: Emily and Claire along with many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Louis, their son Timothy, their daughter Judith and her three brothers and four sisters.
Her arrangements are under the care of Life Tributes Funeral Home–Spencer. Please visit www.lifetributesfuneralhome.com to share thoughts and condolences.