Sandra Lee ‘Sandy’ Thiel
Sandra Lee “Sandy” Thiel of Pewaukee after a long courageous battle with
cancer with her beloved Mike, family and friends at her side, died on
Thursday, February 23, 2017, at home at the age of 57 years. Sandy was
born in Sheboygan on October 11, 1959, the daughter of Lester and Evelyn
She graduated from Washington High School in Two Rivers in 1977. Sandy
graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a Bachelor of
Science in community health education. After graduation, she moved to
Milwaukee and worked for Health Call Corp. as a national sales and
training representative. This allowed Sandy to enjoy the taste of
travel. In 1986, Sandy became a pharmaceutical representative for
Bristol Myers Squibb for over 26 years. She finished her career at
Otsuka Pharmaceuticals as an account representative until recently.
Sandy was a member of the Alpha Phi Sorority, where she met many friends
who are still some of her closest friends today. She was a volunteer for
the Big Brother Big Sister Program and mentored her little sister
Reilinda. Sandy was a supporter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research
Foundation in addition to supporting many charities. Sandy had a very
active lifestyle, which included golfing, hiking, biking, boating,
snowshoeing and traveling extensively. She was a season ticket holder
for the Packers, Brewers, Broadway series at the Marcus Center as well
as being a Wisconsin Badgers fan.
Sandy will be deeply missed by her fiance, Michael “Mike” DuMont, and
his children, Christian (Cara) DuMont of Pennsylvania and Justin Zastrow
of San Diego; her brother, Brad (Lynn) Thiel of Valders; her nieces,
Angela (Tim) Wein of Oconomowoc, Erin (Jeremy) Schroeder of Oconomowoc;
her nephews, Mike (Simmi) Urbanek of Cudahy, Matt (Molly) Urbanek of New
Berlin and Cody Thiel of Princeton; great-nephews, Trevor, Carson, Noah,
Jackson, Ethan and Evan; and great-nieces, Kinsey and Layla. She is
further survived by many dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The visitation for Sandy will be held on Tuesday, February 28, from 3
p.m. until the time of the 6 p.m. service at the Cesarz, Charapata &
Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Pastor Brodie
Swanson will officiate. Interment will take place at a later time at
Knollwood Memorial Park, Manitowoc.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Sandra Thiel
Revocable Trust, N24-W30444 Crystal Springs Drive, Pewaukee, WI 53072,
for a scholarship to be set up at a later date.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home is serving the family. For
more information, driving directions or a card of condolence please
www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com or call the funeral home at