Cheryl A. Feest
It is with profound sadness
that we announce the passing of Cheryl A. (Sleeman) Feest, a loving and devoted
mother. Cheryl died on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du
Lac after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 56.
Through her marriage to Danny
Gerarden, she was blessed with her only child, a beautiful daughter she named
Sydney Johanna. Cheryl was a dedicated and loving mother who embraced and
treasured every moment she had with Sydney. She had a vivacious personality and
was known to make everyone around her laugh with her quick wit and knack for
Cheryl lived a full life as a
wonderful mother and homemaker and was especially proud of the master’s degree
she earned from Marian University. She spent many years working as an X-ray and
CT Technologist, and was most recently employed as a Correctional Officer.
Cheryl loved to volunteer at her daughter’s school, Fond du Lac Christian
School. She was also previously a proud member of the Fond du Lac Lioness Club.
Cheryl loved to crochet and made beautiful stained-glass art. She had a passion
for horses and a sincere love for animals.
Cheryl absolutely loved her
family and was the keeper of the family memories. She will be sincerely missed
and is survived by her daughter, Sydney Johanna Feest; her father, Raymond
(Peg) “Buck” Sleeman; three brothers, Arin Lee Hansen, Tim Shields, and Mark
Sleeman; two step-sisters, Bobbie (Mike) Zant and Robin Davis; three nephews, Kyler,
Tarrin, and Joseph; and close friends, Jim and Deb Wamser and Dale and Lisa
Roeseler. And finally, by her favorite four-legged friends, Leo and Eevee. She
was preceded in death by her loving mother, Diane G. Hansen in August of 2015.
They loved her dearly and
will never forget her tenacity, wit, and charm as well as her undying love, and
care for them all.
A memorial service will be
held at a later date. Cremation has taken place.
As an expression of sympathy,
memorial donations can be made to Sydney Johanna Feest and sent to Uecker-Witt
Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave. in Fond du Lac.
Additional information and
guestbook can be found at ueckerwitt.com