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In Memory of Shari S Nyhus


April 17, 1952 - August 5, 2018

April 17, 1952  -  August 5, 2018

Shari S. Nyhus, 66, of Barronett died peacefully, surrounded by family, Sunday, August 5, 2018 at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born April 17, 1952 in Rice Lake, WI to Merle and Vesta (Hinze) Schnacky. 

She was married in Almena, WI on May 22, 1982 to Rick Nyhus. Shari farmed with her husband for several years. Later, she worked for the Cumberland, Spooner and Barron DNR for 10 years. She finished her working years as a homemaker. 

Shari was a dedicated, fun loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her huge family! Shari's favorite hobbies included: cooking, fishing, hunting, gardening, listening to music and spending time outdoors. She was the matriarch of the family, the glue that brought everyone together. Her home was known as the "cabin" where everyone gathered and wanted to be. Her spunky personality, twinkling eyes, and amazing smile will be greatly missed by anyone who knew her. 

She is survived by: her husband, Rick Nyhus of Barronett; her sisters: Sandi (Bob) Palmieri, Terrie (Howard) Resnick, Mary Schnacky, Barbie Hines, Kristi Schnacky, Rosanne (Bob) King and Jaci (Brian) Sharpley; brothers: Scott (Carol) Schnacky, Jon (Judy) Schnacky, Bill (Mary) Schnacky, Russell (Cheri) Schnacky, Jayme (Julie) Schnacky; children: Shawndell (Jerry) Lindfors of Cumberland, Angela (Hans) Landsworth of Barronett; grandchildren: Karlee Lindfors, Jerrad Lindfors, Kelsa Landsworth, Tyler Landsworth; in-laws: Eileen Nyhus, Peggy (John) Laney, Randy (Joetta) Nyhus; also many nieces, nephews, and cousins as well as friends. She was preceded in death by her parents: Merle and Vesta Schnacky; father in law, Richard Nyhus, brother in law Chip Hines.

Celebration of Life will be held from 11-3 PM Saturday, August 11, 2018 at her home, 2608 Madison Lane in Barronett, WI. A short service will be at 12 PM. Honorary pallbearers are her grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, monetary donations are preferred to aid in covering large medical expenses incurred during her long battle with cancer. 

Skinner Funeral Home of Cumberland is serving the family.