Cody Jay Cihlar, 17 years young, gained his angel wings on November 5, 2021.
Cody was born January 3, 2004 to parents James and Bethany (Klein) Cihlar. Cody was passionate about the outdoors and was often found hunting or bass fishing. He was very strong in his faith and loved making people laugh. Cody enjoyed helping people and gave the gift of life through organ donation.
Cody is survived by his parents; sister Caitlan; grandparents Richard and Rochelle Klein and Jim (Gin) Cihlar; great grandma Jeanette Klein; uncle Barry (Kristina) Klein and family; aunt Samantha (Paul) Frydenlund and family. His dogs Nessa and Gracie; and many extended family and countless friends.
Visitation for Cody will be Monday, November 15, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Brainard Funeral Home’s Everest Chapel, 5712 Memorial Court, Weston, WI. A celebration of life will follow Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 11:00 am St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 600 Stevens Drive, Wausau, WI with visitation beginning at 10:00 am at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family will be accepting donations and sending to a fishing mentorship program at DC Everest.
Our family wants to sincerely thank the staff at Aspirus MSICU for their exceptional care of Cody and treating us like family.