Cyndy A. (Sanchez) Strangberg, 57, of Kenosha WI, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 26, 2012, at her home surrounded by family, from a short but courageous battle with cancer. She was born on October 20, 1955, in Racine WI to the late Michael and Margaret (Nelson) Sanchez. She graduated from Central High School in Salem WI and attended Gateway Technical College and UW Parkside.
She was employed by the Kenosha Unified School District for 27 years. First in Early Childhood Education and then as a Head Custodian, retiring in February of 2012. Cyndy loved spending time with her grandsons, going to auctions, flea markets and estate sales. She was a true “picker”. She was also a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan and loved attending Spring Training in Mesa, AZ every year.
She is survived by her two daughters, Amber (Thomas) Dewey of Pleasant Prairie and Sarah (Keith) Ade of Kenosha; grandchildren Trevor Ade and Brody Dewey. She is further survived by brother Thomas (Mary) Sanchez; sisters Catherine (Patrick) Braun, Connie (John) Clark, Janet Brandes, Michelle (Thomas) Ernst, Karen (John) Landreman, Mary (Darrin) Niemiec and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends with special mention of dear friend Kathy Orth. She was preceded in death by her parents and great-nephew Conor Thompson.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday December 1, 2012 at 5:00PM at the Kemper Center Founders Hall. (6501-3rd Avenue; south end of complex) Visitation with the family will be on Saturday in Founders Hall from 3:30PM until the time of services.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the family (which will be used to help some special families dear to Cyndy’s heart) would be appreciated.
Cyndy’s family would like to thank her medical team at the Froedtert Cancer Center for all their compassion and support.