Vincent J. Pernsteiner, 58, Chippewa Falls, formerly of Greenwood, passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. A private burial will be held in Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford, at a later date.
Vincent Jay Pernsteiner was born on Nov. 7, 1961, in Medford, to Ralph V. and Darla J. (nee Siikarla) Pernsteiner. He was raised on the family farm and received his education in Greenwood Public Schools, graduating from Greenwood High School in 1979. After completing high school, Vince attended Chippewa Valley Technical College for two years, earning a degree in food and restaurant management. He worked as a cook at the Hoffman House in Eau Claire, before becoming employed at Ron’s Castle Foods, where he worked for many years. He later was employed in group homes where he enjoyed helping people. He enjoyed learning, mentoring, visiting, and was always baking to share. He never forgot his loved ones’ birthdays or holidays.
Vince is survived by his mother, Darla, of Spencer; two sisters: Jean (Paul) Chromey of Marshfield, and Karie (Brian) Schmidt of Loyal; three nephews: Ric Englebretson, Layne Schmidt and Blain Schmidt; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph, on Oct. 27, 2019.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.
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