Annie Laurie Yunk, 67, of Mosinee, passed away on June 5, 2021, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, with her loving family at her side.
Annie was born in Wausau on August 4, 1953, to the late Norman and Loretta (Fandre) Yunk. A 1972 graduate of Wausau West High School, Annie went on to have a career in Sign Language Interpreting. Annie began her career at Northcentral Technical College as an educator. In 2006, Annie took a position as Northern Regional Manager with The Sign Language Group, where she worked until her retirement in 2018. Annie was a highly respected member of the sign language community. Her dedication to her students, clients and colleagues was well known and cherished.
Annie leaves behind her loving daughter Lindsey Zimick Burghardt (husband Brian) along with four granddaughters (Maggie, Molly, Lucy, and Aubrey); as well as her stepson, Benjamin Zimick (wife Jessica). She is further survived by her sisters Sandra Halm, Suzanne Simonar, Patricia Yunk, and brothers Daniel Yunk and John Yunk. Further survived by nieces Kathleen Halm-Simmons, Kimberly Dwan-Collins, Anna Richie, Nicole Yunk, Emily Yunk, and nephews Nathan Gierke and Andrew Yunk.
Annie’s integrity and kindness will be missed. The world lost one of the beautiful ones.
A celebration of Annie’s life will take place at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 13, 2021, at Helke Funeral Home, 302 Spruce Street, Wausau. Family and friends may go to www.helke.com to express words of remembrance.