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Florence J. Cedzo

Florence J. Cedzo Florence J. Cedzo


Florence J. Cedzo, age 89, of Rib Lake, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at Rib Lake Health Services, under the care of her family, Rib Lake Health Services, and Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. Florence was born in Rhinelander, on Sept. 26, 1933, to the late Anthony and Doris (Boham) Burnett. She was married to Eugene Cedzo on July 9, 1955, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rhinelander; he passed away on Oct. 2, 2019.

Florence and Eugene traveled extensively during his service with the United States Air Force. They moved to Rib Lake in 1963 then lived in Athens and Medford for some time before eventually moving back to Rib Lake. Florence had worked as a nurse’s aide for many years at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander and also worked for Magnuson Mink Ranch in Ogema. She enjoyed tending to her flower gardens, canning, shopping, going out to dinner, and watching her soap operas and game shows. Above all, she cherished time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Cathy (Dennis) Scheithauer, and Nancy (Ray) Duerr; her grandchildren, Justin (Laura) Peterson, and Morgan and Hailey Duerr; her great-grandchildren, Easton, Vaeta Mae, and Jaisyn Peterson, Braxten Grajkowski, Brady, Tatum, Donovan, Carter, and Josie Scheithauer, and Ciara Cleveland; her brother, Tom Burnett; her sister, Rita Pringle; her brothers-in-law, John (Pat) Heiser, Jim (Delores) Heiser, and Jim Tasch; and her sisters-in-law, Alice Priser, Betty Quednow, Patty Andrea, Pearl (Sam) Tackett, and Edie (Bill) Sunderlin.

Florence was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Doris; her husband, Eugene; her siblings, Alvin Burnett, Dorothy Johnson, Mary Burnett, and Lyla Lukarich; her son-in-law, Tom Peterson; her granddaughter, April Peterson; her mothers-in-law and fathers-in-law, Frank and Alice Cedzo and Louis and Alice Heiser; her brothers-in-law, Godfrey Lukarich, Kenny Johnson, Kelvin Priser, Art Andrea, Frank Quednow, and Robert Heiser; and her sistersin-law, Theresa Burnett and Catherine Tasch. Memorial services for Florence Cedzo will be held on Saturday, June 17, at 11 a.m., at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Rib Lake, with Fr. Jayanna Kanna officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Lakeview Cemetery.

Generations Funeral Home & Crematory of Tomahawk is assisting the family. You may view Florence’s obituary and leave online condolences at generationsfuneral. com.

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