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Sally L. Tschumperlin

Sally L. Tschumperlin

Sally L. Tschumperlin, age 53 of Durand, died unexpectedly on December 13, 2018 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Sally was born on August 12, 1965 in Mondovi. She was the daughter of Doris (Johnson) and LeRoy Nelson. Sally grew up in Colfax and graduated from Colfax High School in 1984. After high school, Sally attended Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire and graduated with an Associate’s Degree in data entry. Sally married Robert Tschumperlin on September 2, 1989 in Colfax. After marriage, Sally and Bob lived in Ellsworth and rural Plum City for several years before moving to Durand in 1995. Sally took a job at Security National Bank in Durand as a teller and in 1999 she became a Para Professional at the School District of Durand, where she was still employed.

Sally enjoyed traveling, wine-tasting, garage sales and playing games on her iPad. She also liked sewing, camping, making lefsa for the family and in recent years, Sally enjoyed going on motorcycle rides. Most of all, Sally loved spending time with her family and friends.

Sally is survived by her husband of 29 years; Bob, children; Amy (Cary) Meredith of Caledonia, MN and Kyle (Fiancé Brittany Spies) of Durand, father; LeRoy Nelson of Colfax, sisters; Nancy (Wayne) Hanson of Strum, Sandy (Matt) Lewon of Prairie Farm, Sue (Ron) Hanson of Lacey, WA, father-in-law; Harold Tschumperlin of Elmwood, numerous nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Doris and her mother-in-law; Audrey.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, December 20, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church in Durand with Rev. Daniel Pfaffe officiating. Burial will be in the Evanger Lutheran Church Cemetery-Lookout, rural Independence. Visitation will be from 4:00PM-8:00PM Wednesday at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand and one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Bill McRoberts

    Bob, I'm very sorry your family's loss !! I will keep you in my prayers.

  2. Pat petrie

    My condolences to Sally's family. I used to work with Sally at Caddie and always found her to be so "upbeat" and fun loving--- always ready to help someone. My Granddaughter Victoria had afterschool care under her supervision. She was loved by everyone! My heart goes out to you all. Lyci

  3. Valorie Hayden

    Bob, Kyle and Amy,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Sally was a wonderful woman and a true friend. I want you to know that she was such a shining light and touched so many people's lives. I will miss her terribly. It is difficult to walk the hallways at Caddie and not see her smiling face everywhere. Our Ladies Night Out won’t ever be the same.
    With Sympathy,
    Val Hayden

  4. Shari Hartung

    So sorry Bob, to you and your family for your loss.

  5. Lugene Martin

    So very sorry to hear about Sally. You're all in my thoughts and prayers ????

  6. Kim & Dean Logslett

    Our deepest sympathy everyone during this very difficult time!

  7. Sheila

    Sally was a great person and will be missed by many

  8. Debbie Baier

    Oh my goodness, so sorry to hear about Sally. My sympathy to you, Bob and family.

  9. Joanne 'McRoberts' Hewitt

    Sincere sympathy to Bob and family. So sorry for your loss.

  10. Lynn & Lori Carlson

    May you forever treasure the wonderful times you have had with Sally. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  11. Kristine Hanson

    So sorry for your loss.
    May the Lord hold all of you close the n this very difficult time.
    Or thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.

  12. Jimmy&Diana Cleveland

    We're praying and thinking of you all right now and we are with you in Spirit....love you, mean it, The Clevelands

  13. Kati Hanson

    Tschumperlin Family,
    Sally was such an amazing person. Caring, helpful, loving, all around wonderful person, who will be missed by many people by the way she touched so many lives. I am honored to have worked and known her. May you treasure all the memories and keep them near to your hearts.
    Prayers and heartfelt Sympathy!
    Kati Hanson & Family

  14. Patti Blount

    My deepest sympathy family during this difficult time. I knew Sally from her years of working at the school district. She was a very nice person to talk to when she worked during the summer on projects at the Library. She will be missed by everyone...

  15. Ann Brommer

    Shocked and saddened by your loss of Sally. She was a very special person and will be greatly missed.

  16. Beth Tilleson

    My deepest condolences to your family. Many great memories of our younger years hanging out together!
    Sally was a wonderful person with a beautiful soul. She will be missed.

    May you find peace in your memories.

  17. Ed Reitz

    So very sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  18. Bethany Olson

    She has been my children’s para for a couple of years. I am truly saddened by her passing. Please know she touched many little one’s lives-including my children. Hugs to her family...

  19. Teresa and John Turner

    We are so sorry for your families loss. May she rest in peace.

  20. Mary Brennan

    Hard to believe that my best girlfriend Sallie is gone, I knew her from grade school and high school. WOW what can I say, I will forever miss her, Sorry for your loss Bob,,sending you lots of prayers.

  21. Jane (Asher) Poeschel

    Deepest sympathies from Ron and I and Don and Judy......this is so hard.....prayers....

  22. Lisa Sedahl

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
    Lisa (Meg Sedahl's Mom)

  23. Wendy Schofield

    Sally always had a beautiful smile whenever I saw her. I Loved working with her and getting to know her a little at Caddie Woodlawn. My prayers and deep sympathies to her family. ???????? She will be smiling down on all of you...

  24. Patricia Hurlburt

    So sad to have read this. Heartfelt sympathy to her family. I worked with Sally at Caddie and she always had a smile and was so cheerful. I will, like many shall miss her. Blessings and Peace to her family. God give you strength in the days ahead.

  25. Deb Gregor Yarbrough

    I'm so sorry to hear of your loss Bob! You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. No words can really ease your pain, just know people care.

  26. Joe and Jan Drier

    Thinking of you all during this time of sadness. Cherish the memories....????

  27. Pat

    Condolences to the family. Sally was a wonderful lady who will be missed be all.

  28. Laura Bagan

    My thoughts are with the family on the passing of Sally. Sally was such a joy to see in church. My mom and I always were interested in her activities...trips, making lefsa and painting. My sincere sympathy to the family. In God's love, Laura Bagan

  29. Larry and Rita Gruber

    So sorry for your loss.

  30. Bobbi Sedlmayr

    You have my deepest sympathy. May your memories help you through the coming days. My heart goes out to you
    Bobbi Sedlmayr

  31. Patti Gould

    Our thoughts go out to you all. Sally's CW friends are all grieving with you. Hugs and prayers to the entire family.

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