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Sheryl A. Thielke

October 18, 1954 — October 23, 2023

Sun Prairie

Sheryl A. Thielke

 

Sun Prairie – Sheryl (Kolbin) Thielke, age 69, passed away on Monday October 23, 2023, after a six-month battle with cancer.

Sheryl was born on October 18, 1954, to George and Hazel Kolbin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  After graduating from Wisconsin Lutheran High School in 1972, she went on to study Nursing at Milwaukee Area Technical College and later in her career graduated with a BA in Business Management from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Sheryl had a diversified career as a Registered Nurse employed in health care facilities and by health-related business.

In 1977, Sheryl met John “Jack” Thielke, and they wed in 1978, recently celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary.

Sheryl enjoyed swimming, skiing, sailing, kayaking, fishing and bicycling.  She loved dogs and rescued, raised and mourned the passage of six dogs including Chihuahuas, Jack Russell Terriers, and Beagles.

After retiring in 2018, Sheryl and her husband spent winters at their home in the retirement community of Sun City West, Arizona.

Sheryl is survived by her husband John “Jack” Thielke.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday November 4, 2023, at CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 1310 Emerald Terrace, Sun Prairie, WI 53590.  The visitation will be from 10:00 AM until the service at the funeral home on Saturday.  A luncheon will follow the service at the funeral home. To register for the live stream of Sheryl's service, please go to this link:

https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=6aa2516f-e915-4d2f-951a-f9063b1c46a0

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service

1310 Emerald Terrace, Sun Prairie

(608) 837-9054

 

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Visitation

Saturday, November 4, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service - Sun Prairie

1310 Emerald Terrace, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

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Memorial Service

Saturday, November 4, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service - Sun Prairie

1310 Emerald Terrace, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

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