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Winterrowd Funeral Home
Friday December 10th, 2021
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Brush Arbor Meeting Cowboy Church
Saturday December 11th, 2021

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Long Point Cemetery
Saturday December 11th, 2021

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Cheryl E. Higbie

Cheryl E. Higbie, 77 of Long Point passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday December 2, 2021.

A visitation will be held Friday (Dec. 10th) from 5 – 8 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday (Dec. 11th) at 11 AM at the Brush Arbor Meeting Cowboy Church, Long Point. Burial will be in the Long Point Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be, Vaughn, Tyler Elliott, Stanley Duda, Phillip Walk, Honorary will be CJ Elliott and mark Williams.
Cheryl was born on November 4, 1944 to John and Cleo (Monts) Olesen Sr. she married Richard Higbie on December 14, 1978. He preceded her in death on April 7, 2018.
Surviving are sons, Jeffery Vaughn Elliott and Steven Paul Elliott both of Naples, FL, stepchildren Richard (Carol) Higbie Jr. of Pontiac, Dale (Cindy) Higbie of Ventura, CA, Randy (Cheryl) Higbie of Denton, TX, Scott Higbie of Denton, TX, Alicia (Nick) Hall of Denver, CO, 17 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, sister Marilyn Sugg of Streator and brother, John Olesen Jr.
Cheryl is preceded in death by her parents, step father Vaughn Donahue, her husband Dick, 1st husband Gary Elliott, brothers, Michael Donahue and George Olesen and daughter-in-law Tami Higbie.
Cheryl graduated from Streator High School and was a member of the Brush Arbor Cowboy Church, Long Point and was a former member of the Central Church of Christ being active with the Bethlehem Walk and the Bible Study for many years. She served as a Cub Scout Leader and a board member of the Long Point Village. Cheryl would personally keep the Long Point Park clean and planted flowers. She was involved with mission work in the Dominican Republic and the Guardian Angel.

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A candle was lit in memory of Cheryl Higbie

Gina Hays Pfalzgraf Jan 11 2022 4:24 PM

I am truly sorry for your loss and shocked to see that she passed away as Cheryl was my biggest supporter during a domestic split and kept contact her up until late 2017. I thought of her often and visited her when I went back home. My heart is shattered.

Brandee Dec 28 2021 9:22 PM

Steve & Jeff sorry to hear about your mom. Stay strong - You two are in my thoughts.

Erik Bakalar Dec 12 2021 3:47 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Cheryl Higbie

Hunter & Juliana Cox Dec 10 2021 12:00 PM

Jeff, Steve, and Family-
So very sorry for your loss. Cheryl was a Very Special Lady. Her life Blessed many others.
Gary and Chris (Zbinden) Dudak

Gary and Chris (Zbinden) Dudak Dec 8 2021 10:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Cheryl Higbie

RON SPHAR Dec 8 2021 7:17 PM

Such a kind and beautiful lady! She was always quick to lend a hand and share her faith! I take comfort knowing she is now in the warm embrace of her beloved Savior!

Annette Tharp Dec 5 2021 12:08 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Cheryl Higbie

Cheryl Higbie Dec 4 2021 3:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Cheryl Higbie

Phil and Cathy Stout Dec 4 2021 3:03 PM

Cheryl, you will be missed at Central. Your love of teaching about God was so amazing.
As a friend, I will miss your hugs and your talks we had. Now you are with your new God.

Joann Taylor Dec 4 2021 9:24 AM

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