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Cheryl Filber

May 16, 1951 — December 30, 2019


Cheryl K. Filber “Cherie,” 68, of Wausau, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019, while under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.

Cherie was born in Wausau to the late Charles Schenkat and Idabelle (John) Borchardt on May 16, 1951. She married Gary Filber on October 27, 1973. Cherie retired from Aspirus Wausau Hospital, where she worked as a Dietary Aide for 43 years.

Crafting, sewing, making ceramics, knitting and quilting were some of the things that Cherie enjoyed doing in her free time. She was a member of several sewing and quilting groups. Over the years, Cherie created many beautiful gifts for family and friends. She also sewed many baby gowns for the “Lost Angels Project.” Cherie will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Cherie is survived by her loving husband, Gary; mother-in-law, Beverly Filber; her sisters-in-law, Cindy (Bruce) Schulz, Shelly (Bev) Filber and Lory (Kim) McClellan; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Cherie was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Borchardt; her sister, Jeanne (Rozek) Munn and her father-in-law, LeRoy Filber.

A celebration of life will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 1351 Grand Ave, Schofield, WI 54476. Pastor Jeffrey Mahnke will officiate. Visitation will take place from 10:00 am until the time of services at the church.

Family and friends may go to to leave online condolences.

The family wishes to thank Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services, The staff at Hospice House, and Cherie’s niece Jessica for their care and dedication for Cherie.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, January 11, 2020

10:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church

238537 Del Rio Rd, Wausau, WI 54403

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Celebration of Life and Visitation

Saturday, January 11, 2020

12:00 - 4:00pm (Central time)

Saint Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church - Schofield

1351 Grand Ave, Schofield, WI 54476

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