Enid Marie Cleveland, 89, of Wausau, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
She was born April 13, 1928 in Wausau to the late Paul and Alfrieda (Golisch) Kuehl. On May 19, 1951, she married Otto R. Cleveland at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Wausau. Together they enjoyed 41 years of marriage until Otto’s death in 1992.
Enid graduated with a degree in nursing in 1950 from the Evangelical Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in Milwaukee. She was a registered nurse who cared for patients in the pediatrics, nursery, and OB department of Wausau Hospital until her retirement in 1987.
Enid always took care of her children and grandchildren, giving attention to the needs of others before her own. She was always there whenever someone needed her. Along with her career, she enjoyed crossword puzzles, gardening, knitting, crocheting, as well as the Packers and Badgers.
She is survived by her sons, Daniel (Donna) of Wausau, James of Watertown, and Michael of Wausau; grandchildren, Lisa (Ken), Elizabeth, Allison, and Derrick Cleveland; great-grandson, Alexander Marley; and sisters-in-law. She was preceded in death by her husband; son, Brian; parents; brothers, Robert and Kenneth Kuehl; sisters, Lois Grosenick, Marjorie Schaepe, and Helen Paulson.
Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 426 Washington St, Wausau, WI 54403. The Rev. Philip C. Schneider will officiate. Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until the time of services at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Brainard Funeral Home, 522 Adams St, Wausau, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.brainardfuneral.com.