Cheryl Spade, age 67, was called home by the Angels March 23, 2017, at her lifelong residence in Eagle River, Wis.

She was born March 17, 1950, to parents Alton and Selma Silsby.

Cheryl worked for many years as a dietary aide at Eagle River Health Care Center.

Cheryl loved wildlife and enjoyed feeding and watching them daily.

She is survived by her significant other, Edwin “Butch” Paholski of Eagle River; daughters, Denise Ryan of Eagle River, and Dawn Ryan of Beloit, Wis.; son, David Spade; sister, Linda Smith of Washington; brothers, Pastor Douglas Silsby and Robert Silsby, both of Eagle River; 11 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and numerous other family and friends.

Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents, and son, Daniel Spade.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. until the time of memorial service which begins at 11 a.m. on April 10, 2017, at Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home, Eagle River.

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Arrangements by Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River.