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Cindy L. Yauch

Cindy L. Yauch

April 14, 2016

Cindy Lou Yauch, age 58 of Menomonie, died Thursday, April 14, 2016, surrounded by family members, at Mayo Clinic Health Care Center in Eau Claire after a 30 year battle with a variety of health issues.

Cindy was born June 18, 1957, in Menomonie, the daughter of Lyle and Lois (Grimme) Yauch.  Cindy grew up in Elmwood and graduated from Elmwood High School in 1975.  After high school, Cindy received her Associate Degree in Accounting from WITC in Eau Claire.  Cindy worked as an accountant in Wausau and later worked at a home improvement store in Eau Claire until her health problems forced her to quit.

Prior to her illness, Cindy enjoyed bowling, country line dancing, volleyball, and watching John Wayne movies. She was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed making cross stitch Christmas ornaments, which she gave away.

Cindy is survived by two sisters, Barbara (Mike) Fischer of North Ft. Myers, FL, Sue (Dan) McNeil of Barron, two brothers, John (Judy) Yauch of Plover, Roger Yauch of Wausau, nine nieces and nephews, Jeff, Jenny, Jamie, Nicholas, Jeremy, Alexis, Katie, Erin and Jared. Also special friends from Memorial Heights in Menomonie, Jim, Lurene, Sue, Lorna and Bev from The Neighbors of Dunn County.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie with Rev. Guy Bergenthal officiating.  Burial will be at a later date at the Poplar Hill Cemetery-Rock Elm, rural Elmwood.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday and one hour prior to services, at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie.


5:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday April 20, 2016 at Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie and one hour prior to services on Thursday.


1:30 PM Thursday April 21, 2016 at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie.