In loving memory of

Cheryl B. Bowe
January 12, 1965 - January 24, 2019

Cheryl B. Bowe (Haag) 54, of Lewiston, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. She was born on January 12, 1965 in Rochester to George and Rita (Mueller) Haag. After graduating from Lewiston High School in 1984 she worked at Hubbard Turkey Plant in Altura until they closed. She then went to Riverside Electronics in Lewiston until she found her true passion as a certified nursing assistant. Cheryl worked for St. Annes Extended Healthcare for 8 years and loved each of the residents. She married Jay Bowe on October 9, 1999. Together they have 2 children Megan and Isaac. Cheryl enjoyed dancing, bowling, playing volleyball, softball and cards, drawing, campfires, walking her dog, Daisy, reading, doing puzzles and most importantly spending time with her family and friends. She loved her family and did anything for her kids- they affectionately call her "Super Mom". She was a compassionate, loving person, who will be remembered for her unselfish nature, kind heart, thoughtfulness and of course her smile that radiated thru her eyes. She was loved by many and will be missed by all.

Cheryl is survived by her husband, Jay; children, Megan and Isaac; parents, George and Rita Haag of Lewiston; siblings, Nick (Alice) Haag of Lewiston, Karen (Chuck) Ramin of Goodview, Dale (Becky Henry) Haag of Dover, Diane (Keith) Shones of Millville, Roy (Shelley) Haag of Chatfield, Roger (Brenda) Haag of Utica, Curt (Jodi) Haag of Lewiston, Gail (Scott) Fitzgerald of Houston, Glen (Tammy) Haag of Lewiston, Peter (Stacey) Haag of St. Charles, Paula (Shane) Matzke of Reads Landing, Tessa (John) Fritts of Winona and Terri (Trevor) Prigge of Winona; Stepson, Eric and Stepdaughter, Stephanie, 43 nieces and nephews, 31 great-nieces and great-nephews; and dog, Daisy, who was special to her.

Cheryl was preceded in death by her brother, Keith Haag; an infant sister, Nancy; an infant brother; nephew, Owen Fitzgerald; and her beloved dog Holmes.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, February 1, 2019 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Lewiston, with Father Glenn Frerichs officiating. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m., Thursday at the church and one hour prior to Mass on Friday. Please share a memory of Cheryl, sign her online guestbook and view her video tribute when it becomes available at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service, Lewiston, is assisting the family with arrangements.


Larry and Sharon Gudmundson wrote on Feb 1, 2019:

"Thoughts and prayers are with all of Cheryl's family, especially to Rita and George. May God bless you with strength and comfort in the coming days. God bless ???"

Loretta Rathert wrote on Feb 1, 2019:

"My heartfelt sympathies to all of you for the loss of Cheryl. I?ll keep you close in my thoughts and prayers. "

Diane Schloegel Filler wrote on Jan 31, 2019:

"I worked with Cheryl at Riverside. Always enjoyed our visits. She was always so happy. She always said hi everytime i saw her years later at the grocery store. So sorey for uour loss."

Deb Stewart wrote on Jan 31, 2019:

"So sorry for your loss. I worked with Cheryl at St. Anne's. She was a sweet and kind person and was patient and kind with all the residents. My thoughts and prayers to her family. "

Jean Hansen wrote on Jan 31, 2019:

"When I was hired at St Anne's as a cna, I was assigned to Cheryl. Such a lovely lady. Very patient and kind with residents. She was rewarded with their smiles. Learned much from this lady and am sure she will be greatly missed. J Hansen"

Sandy Melville wrote on Jan 31, 2019:

"Rita, George and Family, I was so very shocked and saddened to hear of Cheryl's passing ! I remember Cheryl as a positive upbeat and always smiling person. While I haven't seen Cheryl for years I know that great smile and pleasant personality would always be there. That is her trademark, a kind caring sweet person ! Keep your memories close to your heart . Cheryl was truly one of a kind and shared her infectious smile with all she met ! Sandy Melville"

Janell Dahl wrote on Jan 31, 2019:

"We are very sorry to hear this news. We hope that time and wonderful memories will help to ease the pain in your hearts. God Bless your family. Orv and Janell Dahl"

Pam Pelowski wrote on Jan 30, 2019:

"So very sorry.She truly was so very kind. I would visit with her in the breakroom at St Annes and she was always so pleasant and rarely if ever complained about the hard work she did everyday. The residents are going tp miss her."

Dawn Fabian wrote on Jan 30, 2019:

"Cheryl was a very sweet and kind lady. I enjoyed the times when we would bowl against each other and times I would pass her walking her dog. She will be truly missed and I pray that the Lord will heal her family's broken hearts. Dawn Fabian and family"

Janet Heukeshoven wrote on Jan 30, 2019:

"I am so heartbroken to hear this news. I know she was loved by everyone at St. Anne's, and especially her family. I only met Cheryl this fall through Megan playing with the SMU Concert Band...she was so supportive and proud of her daughter! God bless everyone left behind, she will be greatly missed."

mary schmit wrote on Jan 30, 2019:

"I worked with Cheryl at riverside electronics. she was a very nice lady. she will be missed"

Dawn Bemmert wrote on Jan 29, 2019:

"So sorry to hear of Cheryl 's passing , God bless her family."

Jessica Fuller wrote on Jan 29, 2019:

"R.I.P. Cheryl. She was such a sweet, caring lady. May God guide you all through this difficult time. Keenan and Jessica Fuller"

Cliff and Gail (Geerdes) Richardson and Hidee, Den wrote on Jan 29, 2019:

"To Cheryl's own family, so sorry for your loss. To George and Rita and all the kids.....Even though it's been years, our family feels your family's loss. Cheryl was such a good kid. A big part of the Bethany Bunch of kids! She was definitely a gentle soul as a child and young teenager and one of the best kids on my school bus. So glad we have the Bethany and Altura memories yet. Think about all of you often. God Bless you all."

Carolyn Goree wrote on Jan 29, 2019:

"My heart is heavy for her children, husband, and all her families. She was a pleasure working with. GOD BLESS ALL THE HAAG FAMILIES!"

Pat Buckbee wrote on Jan 29, 2019:

"We extend our sympathy to all Cheryl's family. Dick & Pat Buckbee"

Pauline E Siebenaler wrote on Jan 29, 2019:

"To all of Cheryl's family; Cheryl took very good care of my Mom, Pauline Blaskowski, while she was at St. Anne's in Winona. I loved seeing Cheryl while visiting Mom. Please remember Cheryl's smile, kindness, patience and thoughtfulness. She will certainly be missed! Pauline Siebenaler "

Kate Burt wrote on Jan 28, 2019:

"Cheryl and I have worked together for many many years. Lots of memories were made She was always so easy going. My thoughts and prayers to her whole family. Rest in peace my dear friend."

Mike & Wendy Miller wrote on Jan 28, 2019:

"To all of Cheryl's family. We are so sorry to hear of Cheryl's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you in your loss. Our prayers and sympathies to you all."

Melissa Meisch wrote on Jan 28, 2019:

"Megan and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time, sorry for your loss. George, Melissa, Brielle & Garrett Meisch"

Pug and Frank Murphy wrote on Jan 28, 2019:

"We are so saddened by the loss of Cheryl. She was a beautiful women who will be missed by many. She also was one of the kindest people we have ever known. Rest in Peace, Cheryl!"

Wendy Eckart wrote on Jan 28, 2019:

"My deepest sympathies to all of Cheryl?s family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I was able to visit with Cheryl at our class reunion this past summer and she was still that same sweet, caring and friendly person I knew in our high school years. Earth?s loss is heaven?s gain. Rest In Peace Cheryl, until we meet again..."

Robert Lange wrote on Jan 28, 2019:

"We always enjoyed Cheryl. She was always bubbly and fun to be around. GOD BLESS... Love Robert & Laurel Lange"

Karen Plank wrote on Jan 28, 2019:

"Our deepest sympathy to all of Cheryl's family. You are in our thoughts and prayers . I enjoyed all the things Cheryl and I did together over the years. She was so much fun to be with whether we were working together, kicking back or playing softball . She would do anything to help anyone out, to make them smile or laugh . I will miss you so much Cheryl , you were a very special person, and a very good friend. From Karen Plank (Phillips), Chris Mart , Ryan Schaefer and Joyce Phillips"

Jeff & Denise Griffin wrote on Jan 28, 2019:

"Our deepest sympathy to all of Cheryl's family. You are in our thoughts and prayers."

Nancy Lorenz wrote on Jan 28, 2019:

"I am so sorry and sad to hear of Cheryl's passing. We where good friends for many years, back in the Rustic days, lots of fun times, many years at Riverside Electronics we worked side by side, always, always friendly and sweet. She had a wonderful family, my sympathy to all her loved ones, Rest In Peace sweet Cheryl, thinking about you tonight."

Chris nelson wrote on Jan 27, 2019:

"Im so sorry to this Megan my prayers Are with you and your family"