Ann Marie Schanandore passed away unexpectedly at Aspirus Wausau Hospital on April 1, 2023 with her family by her side. She was only 51 years old.
Ann Marie was born September 19, 1971 in Chicago, Illinois to parents Joseph Lamote and Margaret Waupoose. She enjoyed the outdoors- especially bike riding and camping. She loved Rock and Roll music, particularly the 80's, and watching her TV shows. Ann had a soft spot for animals and was known for her giving heart. She was also known for her cooking and we will all miss her Indian Tacos. Ann was a loving and beautiful person and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Ann is survived by her boyfriend Jeremy Merwin; siblings Shawndel Schanandore, Crystal (Scott) Whitcraft, Jane Heldt, Carrie (David) Osterman, and Bobbi Jo Hochstetler; nieces and nephews Ryan Whitcraft, Tiffany Whitcraft, Kyle Whitcraft, Desseraie Heldt, Savana Heldt, Robert Heldt, Christopher Batka, and Robert Hochstetler; friends, who were more like sisters, Elizabeth "Gypsy" Eversole and Brenda "Brat" Scheffler; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; brother Brian Schanandore; nephew Halen Gorski; and aunt Patricia Notinokey.
A celebration of Ann Marie's life will be held on May 20, 2023. Please check back for updates.
The family hs entrusted Helke Funeral Home in their time of need.