Angela J. Melvin of Wausau, aged 52, peacefully passed away on June 11, 2022.
Angie was born in Medford, Wisconsin on July 5, 1969. She attended and graduated from Abbotsford High School. She lived a special life with many challenges; however, they never stopped her from being feisty and positive. Once she made up her mind, nothing could stop her.
She always had the support, love, and care from her family and friends. She had many accomplishments and became a role model to many that knew her. Throughout Angela’s life, she made friends wherever she went.
Angie was an avid Brewer and Packer fan. She enjoyed activities including bowling, art, music, watching movies, and researching mythology.
Angela is survived by her parents; Carol Canfield and Donald Melvin, her sister; Amy (Pat) Merrill, nephew and nieces; Jacob, Elizabeth, and Kyra Merrill, aunts and uncles; Jody Szutkowski, Susan Onesti, Jane (Mike) Hazen, Dennis (Annette) Melvin, and Delores Umlauft. She is also survived by maternal cousins Rick (Julie Heuser) Onesti, Rachel Monday, Collin (Amanda Dvorak) Carley, Sarah and Kayla Szutkowski; and paternal cousins Darin (Debra) Umlauft, Dean (Debbie) Umlauft, Denise Umlauft, Matt (Anna) Melvin, and Erin Melvin and their families. She is also survived by special family members Michael and Sally Shoemaker, Matt (Tamara) Shoemaker, Abbey (Solen) Richberger, Helen Shoemaker and their families.
Angela was proceeded in death by her step-father Pat Canfield, grandparents, Joseph and Doris Szutkowski of Bowler and Archie and Elaine Melvin of Abbotsford as well as uncles Duane Umlauft, Randy Carley, Richard Onesti, and Joseph Szutkowski.
Visitation will take place at Brainard Funeral Home – Wausau Chapel on Friday, June 24, 2022 from 4pm until time of sharing of memories at 6:30 pm. Angela’s family gives a special thank you to Opportunity Inc. and Angie’s family at Cherish on Ginger Lane in Wausau as well as those that provided care for her throughout her life.