Sherry R. Chick “Wacožumąąnjwįga”, age 51, of Wisconsin Rapids, battled pancreatic cancer for one year and passed away Monday, March 15, 2021 at Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield.
Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services on Wednesday at the Dells Dam Community Building. Traditional Native American services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at the Dells Dam Community Building. Burial will be at the Winneshiek family cemetery. Elliott Garvin will officiate.
Sherry was born February 2, 1970 in Stevens Point, WI to James and Carol (Garvin) Chick. She worked for the Ho-Chunk Nation for 17 years in various positions and most recently as an Office Manager for Ho-Chunk Gaming Nekoosa.
Sherry prided herself on always providing a good home for her children. She was a dog lover and enjoyed doing crafts and going on motorcycle rides.
Sherry is survived by her children: Anthony (Melissa) Lockhart, Alysha Kirkland, and Alissa (Devon) Lafler; grandchildren: Khloe, Emilio, Isaiah, and Reyna; her former spouse and life partner, Richard Kirkland; her parents: James (Sue) Chick and Carol Garvin; sisters: Tia Chick and Amy (David) Rondeau; brother, Lucas (Jamie) Chick; step-son, Casey; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her grandparents: Lucille Garvin Roberts and Ramona “Dolly” and Leonard Chick.
A special thank you to the Winneshiek family for their assistance.
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home, Wisconsin Rapids, is honored to be assisting the family.
Ho-Chunk Dells Dam Community Center, W7015 Bush Road, Neillsville, WI.
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