Obit: Suda, Cindy Lou #2 (1961 - 2008)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Suda, Galbreath, Carstensen, Opelt, Jansen, Kostohryz, Trewyn, Helm

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, WI.) February 20, 2008

Suda, Cindy Lou (15 September 1961 - 12 February 2008)

Cindy L. Suda, 46, of Granton died Tuesday, February 12, 2008, at her home under the care of Ministry Home Care Hospice.

Cynthia Lou (Carstensen) Suda was born September 15, 1961, in Neillsville, the daughter of Gwen (Galbreath) and George Carstensen. She graduated from Neillsville High School in 1979. She was united in marriage to Tony Suda October 20, 1979. They farmed with her family near Granton. Cindy enjoyed milking cows and working on the farm for over 22 years.

She also assisted the director of Emergency Management at the Clark County Courthouse. Cindy was a current member of the Granton Fire and Rescue, having served for over 10 years as well as being a past member of Granton First Responders. She took great pride in working with the department and served as president of the Granton First Responders and also as president of the Clark County Fire Investigation Task Force.

Cindy loved spending time with her family and friends and will always be remembered for her love of roller coasters.

Cindy is survived by her husband, Tony of Granton; a son, Craig (Charlotte) Suda of Marshfield; two grandchildren, Allen and Graci Suda of Marshfield; and her parents, Gwen and George Carstensen of Granton. She is also survived by three sisters, Judy (Mike) Opelt of Milltown; Charlotte Jansen of Granton; and Georgia Kostohryz of Black River Falls; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents; a brother-in-law, Ralph Jansen; and a nephew, Allen Jansen.

A Celebration of Cindy’s Life was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Granton. Pastor John Trewyn officiated. Caroline Helm, organist provided music.

Serving as honorary bearers was the Granton Fire Department.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Cindy Suda Memorial Fund. The funds will be directed toward Allen and Graci’s further education. Memorials are being accepted at the Citizens State Bank of Loyal, 110 Maple St., Granton WI 54436 and the M & I Bank, 101 W. 4th Street, Marshfield, WI 54459.

The Gesche Funeral Home of Neillsville assisted Cindy’s family with arrangements.



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