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Sally L. Tschumperlin, age 53 of Durand, died unexpectedly on December 13, 2018 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Sally was born on August 12, 1965 in Mondovi. She was the daughter of Doris (Johnson) and LeRoy Nelson. Sally grew up in Colfax and graduated from Colfax High School in 1984. After high school, Sally attended Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire and graduated with an Associate’s Degree in data entry. Sally married Robert Tschumperlin on September 2, 1989 in Colfax. After marriage, Sally and Bob lived in Ellsworth and rural Plum City for several years before moving to Durand in 1995. Sally took a job at Security National Bank in Durand as a teller and in 1999 she became a Para Professional at the School District of Durand, where she was still employed.

Sally enjoyed traveling, wine-tasting, garage sales and playing games on her iPad. She also liked sewing, camping, making lefsa for the family and in recent years, Sally enjoyed going on motorcycle rides. Most of all, Sally loved spending time with her family and friends.

Sally is survived by her husband of 29 years; Bob, children; Amy (Cary) Meredith of Caledonia, MN and Kyle (Fiancé Brittany Spies) of Durand, father; LeRoy Nelson of Colfax, sisters; Nancy (Wayne) Hanson of Strum, Sandy (Matt) Lewon of Prairie Farm, Sue (Ron) Hanson of Lacey, WA, father-in-law; Harold Tschumperlin of Elmwood, numerous nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Doris and her mother-in-law; Audrey.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, December 20, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church in Durand with Rev. Daniel Pfaffe officiating. Burial will be in the Evanger Lutheran Church Cemetery-Lookout, rural Independence. Visitation will be from 4:00PM-8:00PM Wednesday at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand and one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.

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