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Sheila Knoeck

August 17, 1946 — December 22, 2021

Sheila Mary Knoeck, 75, passed away surrounded by her family at Aspirus Wausau Hospital on Wednesday, December 22, 2021.

Sheila was born on August 17, 1946 to Walter and Irene (O’Neil) Ladwig Sr. in Wausau, WI. She graduated from Wausau Newman High School in 1964. She worked at Runkel Abstract and Title Co. After her mother passed she took in and cared for Ann, her younger sister with special needs.

She had a passion for flowers and enjoyed working in her beautiful flower beds and sitting on the deck admiring them. She also was an avid reader and crocheted many afghan blankets for her family. Sheila loved the holidays, especially Christmas and St. Patrick’s Day, and hosted many holiday and birthday gatherings.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Knoeck of 43 years, sons Tom (Wanda) Woehlert, Jerry (Lynn) Woehlert, both of Wausau and stepson Wade (Amanda) Knoeck, Honolulu, HI. Brothers, Walter (Judy) Ladwig Jr., Wausau, William (Maxine) Ladwig, Sun Prairie, WI and sister, Marlene (Garry) Sack, Schofield, WI. Brother-in-law, Charles (Dale) Knoeck, Palm Springs, CA, Tom (Sharon) Knoeck, Wausau and sister-in-law Nancy Macaulay, Melrose, MA. Grandchildren, Nickolas Woehlert, Wauwautosa, WI, Nathan Woehlert, Wausau, Heather (Dustin) Schmudlach, Rib Lake, WI, and Emersyn Knoeck, Honolulu, HI. Great grandchildren, Breanna Schmudlach, Wausau and Lila Schmudlach, Rib Lake, WI, and and nephews Josh (Jessica) Ladwig, Geneva, IL, Scott (Miranda) Ladwig, Madison, WI, Jesse (Lori) Ladwig, Wausau, WI, and Wally Ladwig, Wausau, WI.

Sheila was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Sr. and Irene Ladwig, her dear sister Ann, and brother-in-law Larry Macaulay.

A special thank you to Dr. Murdoch and the nurses at Aspirus for the loving care that was given.

Funeral services will be held at the Church of The Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Wausau, Friday January 28, 2022, with visitation from 9:00-10:30 am with the funeral service at 10:30 am.

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Friday, January 28, 2022

9:00 - 10:30am (Central time)

Church of the Resurrection

621 N 2nd St, Wausau, WI 54403

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Friday, January 28, 2022

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Church of the Resurrection

621 N 2nd St, Wausau, WI 54403

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