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Sara Ann Wilhelm-Rhiel

September 30, 1941 ~ April 7, 2018 (age 76)

Madison –

Sara A. Wilhelm-Rhiel, age 76, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018 in Madison. She was born on September 30, 1941 in Plum City, WI, the daughter of George and Myrtle (Mattson) Rhiel.  Sara grew up in Elmwood, WI and graduated from Elmwood High School.  She graduated from UW-Stout, with a Home Economics Degree.  For most of her working career, Sara worked in sales. Sara showed kindness to all and would do anything she could to help loved ones in need.  Plus she played a mean Euchre hand.  She will be missed.

She is survived by her son Kurt (Elisa) Wilhelm; 5 grandchildren, Ashley, Torrie, Corrie, Tarin and Keegan; great-granddaughter, Aziyria; siblings, Susan (Bob) Given, Steve (Lynda) Rhiel and Mary (Patrick Clary) Rhiel; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Carrie Wilhelm and niece, Kim Given.

A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Ryan Funeral Home, 220 Enterprise Drive.  Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the time of service on Thursday. 

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Sara’s cousin, Bernadette Rhiel for love and care she gave Sara.

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