Sheila Andres, of Antigo, died Monday, June 22, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with lung cancer. She was 49 years old. She was born on April 26, 1966 in Antigo, a daughter of the late Theodore Rustick and Barbara (Cox) Behm. She married William Andres on August 21, 1993 at Peace Lutheran Church, Antigo.
She was employed at Amron until her retirement due to her health.
She loved being outdoors, enjoyed camping and spending time with friends and family. She was an avid Green Bay Packer fan and took pride in helping others.
She is survived by her husband, William; two sons, Robert (fiancÃ© Becky) Clay of Weston and William Andres of Antigo; two daughters, Amanda (Kyle) Clay of Rothschild and Victoria Andres of Antigo; four grandchildren, Samantha Bessert, Robert R.C. Clay, Nolan Clay and Sophia Shidell; five brothers, Daniel (Penny) Rustick of Bryant, Tim (Amy) Rustick of Rothschild, Buck (Dawn) Rustick of Wausau, Garlund (Brenda) Rustick of Birnamwood and Ted Rustick, Jr. of Aniwa; father-in-law, Edward Andres of Antigo; three sisters-in-law, Sharon (Michael) Ingram of Kronenwetter, Sandra Cahak of Antigo and Jayne (Charles) Paulson of Antigo; two brothers-in-law, Robert (Gloria) Andres of Antigo and Don (Theresa) Andres of Bryant. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Geneva Rustick-Clay, mother-in-law, Virginia Andres and brother-in-law, Charles Cahak.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bradley Funeral Home with Rev. David Karolus officiating. Burial will take place in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Bradley Funeral Home.
"I am so so sorry for your loss. My heart aches for her family. Sheila was always so sweet, funny, and nice to me and my kids and will be remembered with great fondness. My heartfelt prayers and condolences go out to her family and all that had the honor of knowing her. May she have a safe journey home. She will be greatly missed."
"Sheila always had a smile and a kind word for everyone she knew. I got the privilege of knowing her at Amron. She will really be missed.
"Sheila was the best Aunt any us of kids could have asked for,and there was never a dull moment when we were with her, I have a lifetime of memories with her and about her that I can share with my own children. You may gone but you will never be forgotten. Love you so much. See you on the other side. "
"Sheila, I never had the honor of meeting you but have learned much about you from your daughter, and my friend Amanda Clay. I wish you and your family peace and happiness in this hard time. My grandmother taught me something before she was taken as well. Do not cry when I am gone, but rather reminisce and laugh about all of our memories. I only wish I could be there to give your family my condolences. May God bless you and your family. "
"FIRST AND FORMOST,MY THOUGHTS ARE W/ HER FAMILY..SHEILA WAS ONE STONG LADY.HER KINDNESS TO OTHERS WAS OUTSTANDING...THERE WASNT A DAY I COULD EVER HEAR HER SAY A BAD THING ABOUT ANYONE..I LOVE YOU MY FRIEND[R.I.P SHEILA]SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE.."
"I won't say goodbye, I'll only say until we meet again my dear friend..." I love you to the moon and back ""
"I have so many wonderful memories of Shelia, I loved when she would stop into the salon sometimes several times a week, we would laugh and have lunch together in betwen my clients, I hated when she would leave because it was always non stop laughs when ever she was around "
"Sending Prayers to your entire Family. I'did not know her,just that she was my good friends Aunt and her Death hit her hard.I just want all of you to know I'm sorry for your loss....."
"went to school with sheila and what a hoot she was.many good times. worked with her in recent years and enjoyed renewing our friendship.seen how giving she was to all. loved her spirit. may god send peace to her family. she's with him now."
"So very sorry for your loss know that she is at peace and watching over you.."
"Sheila was the best friend. Anyone could want. Andi was lucky enough to call her my BFF. for the longest time there would not be a day go by, we didn't talk to each other. She was my rock. She helped keep me grounded. And I would stur up her world. Camping will never be the same for me. We were there for each other, bad or good. I love her so much. I hope she is now at peace with every aspect of her being."
"This world will not be the same without this WONDERFUL WOMAN, Hearts are breaking all over bcuz of her passing . I can personally say that I am SO VERY PROUD to call Sheila my Best Friend, Sister , 2nd Mother to my children, it has been my HONOR being a part of her life . Thank you Sheila , I Love u so very much !!"
"I have known Sheila since we were young.She was my maid of honor for my wedding 31 yrs ago.Sheila was a big help getting things ready for the wedding.She is for sure a true friend.My prayers go out to the whole family "
"I have fond memories of Sheila as we were growing up her family would come to our place and all the neighborhood kids would play. I will always hold a special place in my heart for her. Rest In Paradise Sheila. "
"Just wanted to share a memory that speaks to the type of person Sheila is .a few years back my dad had a stroke and was in uw Madison this was putting a tremendous strain on us his children trying to take turns being down there and making multiple trips I had only meet Sheila a few times but was good friends with her daughter Amanda .well secretly Sheila had recruited Amanda to find out what kind of snacks we liked etc and put together a huge care package filled with all our favorites and gas cards to ease our burden I was so touched and blown away that she could care so much for someone she barely knew I will never forget her kindness .she will be dearly missed "
"Sheila was a sweetheart who showed us all how to face life's hardships head on. We will surely miss her. Our prayers are going out to the Family.....Tori, our heart goes out to you for the work you did trying to raise money for a cure with our Relay For Life team. Your Mom was so proud of you!"
"Much love and prayers to all of Sheila`s family. She will be remembered for her big heart and love she poured into the lives of her family and friends. May you all find comfort and peace in great memories.May God`s love surround you all."
"I have great memories of Sheila and her family when Barb dated my Uncle Donnie. Sheila was a wonderful woman. My heart breaks for your family. You are all in our prayers. "