POLK COUNTY -- Ann Marie Hraychuck (Hoehne), 69, who served over 3 decades in Law Enforcement and two terms as Wisconsin’s 28th Assembly Representative, died on Sunday, June 6, 2021.

According to an obituary published today, Ann died on Sunday after “a hard-fought battle with cancer.”

Ann was employed with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office for 32 years. She held several positions within the Office which included everything from Office Secretary, to eventually being elected as the Sheriff of Polk County. She also served as a homicide and sexual abuse investigator. She received numerous honors and awards throughout her career.

After retiring from the Sheriff’s Office, she served as the 28th State Assembly Representative for the state of Wisconsin, for which she served 2 terms. She then went on to become a Security Specialist for the Department of Homeland Security (FEMA) and was the first woman to be elected as President of the Polk County Sportsmen’s Club.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Faith Lutheran Church in Balsam Lake on Tuesday, June 22nd at 1p. Ann’s family will greet visitors at the church from 11a until the time of the service at 1p.

Read the full obituary here.


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