Sandra Ann Bagniewski Pehler
Sandra Ann Bagniewski Pehler May 24, 1960 – May 15, 2021
Sandy age 60 of Holmen passed away peacefully surrounded by her family after a courageous 2 year battle with ovarian cancer. Sandy was a life long resident of the LaCrosse area where she was baptized, confirmed and married in the Lutheran faith. She graduated from Central High School in 1978 and was a 41 year employee of Gundersen Health System where she worked as an Administrative Professional.
She is preceded in death by her father Robert Bagniewski and brother-in-law Terry Wieman.
Sandy is survived by her children Audrah Pehler (Drew Waterhouse) and Alison Strand (Brandon), grandsons Maddox & Kipton Waterhouse, mother Marilyn Bagniewski, sisters Cindy (Tom) Goodwin, Deb (Mark) Garson, Sue (Trygve Zielke) Wieman, Pam (Steve) Craker, brothers Ron Bagniewski, Dan (Lori) Bagniewski, and her ex husband Larry Pehler. Sandy is further survived by nieces and nephews Mike Garson, Danielle Weber, Sean Bagniewski, Jessica Peterson, Gabrielle Bagniewski, Bobby Bagniewski, Molly Wieman, Jack Wieman, Sage Wieman and Mason Craker.
Visitation for family and friends will be held May 21 from 5-7 p.m. at Coulee Region Cremation Group in Onalaska. A private family service will be held.
Special thanks to Doctors Harmon, Benden, Shapiro, Veglahn, Kyla Lee, Hospice nurse Amy and the rest of the Hospice Staff of Gundersen Health System, and Lisa Gundersen for the wonderful care that was given to Sandy.
Sandy’s greatest joy was time spent with her girls and grandsons and all of you, her family, friends, and co-workers. Sandy treasured her many family vacations to Walt Disney World in Florida, annual winter trips to Arizona, girls weekends, annual Grandma camp and cabin time adventures in Birchwood, WI.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Gundersen Hospice or the Gundersen Medical Foundation.