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Cheryl Wandersee, 68

Cheryl Ann Wandersee, age 68, of Howard Lake, formerly of Delano, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. 

A memorial service will take place Thursday, Jan. 20, 2021 at 7 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Chapel in Delano.  A gathering of family and friends will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the services Thursday.

Arrangements are by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

A memorial service will take place Thursday, Jan. 20, 2021 at 7 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Chapel in Delano.  A gathering of family and friends will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the services Thursday.

Arrangements are by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

She was born June 14, 1953 to Arthur and Lydia (Topel) Wandersee in Buffalo, MN.

Cheryl grew up in Delano, and was baptized and confirmed into her faith at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Delano.  She graduated from Delano High School in 1971, and went onto nurse’s training in Brainerd, where she graduated in October 1972.  Here career in nursing took her to Westwood Nursing Home in St. Louis Park, where she worked for over 40 years.

Cheryl enjoyed coloring pictures with her sister, Muriel.  They liked to create beautiful scenes and enjoyed each other’s company; trips with the family to the cabin, hours of quiet contemplation while watching the loons, and especially time spent fishing.  Family and time spent with them was her priority.

Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Lydia Wandersee; sisters, Janice Beckstrand, Muriel Schwerin, and infant Mary Wandersee; brothers-in-law, Gerald Schwerin and Andy Beckstrand; infant nieces, Lynn Marie, Lisa, and Courtney. 

She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Carolyn Ebbe, Roxanne (Mike) Hoppe, Randy (Gretchen) Schwerin, Dale (Linda) Schwerin, Dean Schwerin, Stephen Johnson and partner Vincent, Cory Johnson, Darren Beckstrand, Grant (Marco) Beckstrand; 16 great nieces and nephews, Laura (Keith) Browning, Chad (Jaclyn) Hoppe, Christopher (Tasha) Hoppe, Craig Hoppe, Chantelle (Eric) Gieseke, Courtney (Michael) Hoppe, Crystal Hoppe, Matthew (Dorinda) Schwerin, Ashley (Brad) Roepke, Tina (Tracy) Vetruba, Jason Hinkemeyer, and Ryan Schwerin (Kristin), Madalyn, Charlie, Drew and Ayden; as well as other relatives, and friends. 

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