Cheryl A. (Lewis) Niemczyk

November 19, 1947 - September 06, 2022


Obituary For Cheryl A. (Lewis) Niemczyk

Madison – Cheryl A. (Lewis) Niemczyk, age 74, passed away on September 6, 2022, at her residence. Born on November 19, 1947, in Milwaukee, WI to parents Lloyd and Gertrude (Denzin) Lewis.

Cheryl attended Madison East High School and later went on to attend the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater. She worked as a social worker for the State of Wisconsin in the Department of Children and Families until her retirement. She married Thomas V. Niemczyk on February 8, 1969, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Madison. Her hobbies included doll collecting, camping, playing cards, knitting, and crocheting. She was a member of the North Madison Jacettes, and the SPC Theatre, and enjoyed having coffee with friends and members from church.

Cheryl is survived by her husband Thomas; children Constance (Eric) Martinson, Gary Niemczyk, and Julie Niemczyk; grandchildren Brittany (Josh) Brugger, Dylan Martinson, Shelby Martinson, Nathyn Martinson, Jacob Larson, Jadyn Larson; great grandchildren Ayla and Stella Brugger; sister Nancy Dvorak; her fur-babies Frosty and Sven; and many special friends and family. She was preceded in death by her parents and her mother-in-law Meredeth Mlsna.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2126 N. Sherman Ave, Madison. A visitation will be held on Friday at the church from 2:00 p.m. until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church or to the American Diabetes Foundation.

To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services 2418 N. Sherman Ave. 608-249-8257


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Funeral Service

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St. Paul Lutheran Church 2126 N. Sherman Avenue Madison, Wi 53704 Get Directions »
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  • 09/23/2022

    Sending heartfelt sympathies and prayers to Tom and his family. Your smiling face will always be remembered. Gone but never forgotten. Robert & Cathy Rogers

  • 09/12/2022

    I remember Cheri from our days together in Partner Training. Her smile and laughter always brightened the day. My sympathies to you all.

  • 09/12/2022

    Cheri and I worked together in the Department of Children and Families, Partner Training. Cheri was always such a fun loving and kind person. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family.

  • 09/11/2022

    Cheri was a true friend, although we got to meet in person only once, some twenty years ago, for a lovely doll convention that was a true pleasure to us all. She was kind and sympathetic to a fault. Rest in peace, dear friend. Claudia Baglini from Italy, Europe ❤️

  • 09/11/2022

    Cheryl had a beautiful voice. I remember singing with her in the St. Paul choir. She also had a great laugh and sense of humor. She will be missed. My sympathies to Tom and the rest of the family. I'm sure she is singing in heaven now with those heavenly choirs. Chris Krueger

  • 09/10/2022

  • 09/09/2022

    Cheri was not only a co-worker many years ago, but a beautiful person and a real friend. My condolences to her family.

  • 09/09/2022

    Cheri was such a delight, years ago working together was a positive and joyful experience. The result was to have a friend who although not seen often ,it was always a pleasure to touch base.

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  • 09/09/2022

    My beautiful aunt Cheri, I will miss you dearly. Our word games, our conversations though not in person were priceless. With all the love I have. Your Namesake, Cheryl Kay


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