Wednesday, June 22, 2016


AGE: 54


ADDRESS:  Rib Lake, WI


PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH:  Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Aspirus Medford Hospital


TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Monday, June 27, 2016 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Rib Lake


OFFICIATING:  Father Otto Bucher


VISITATION:  3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Sunday June 26, 2016 at Hannah’s Hen House Bar & Grill in Rib Lake

Also from 9:00 A.M. until time of services on Monday, June 27, 2016 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Rib Lake


DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 12, 1961 in Sumner, Iowa


EDUCATION: Sylvia attended Sumner Area Grade School and was a 1980 graduate of Sumner Area High School in Sumner, Iowa


MARRIAGE: On October 8, 1983, Sylvia married David Anderson and they were later divorced; On August 18, 2007 she married Thomas L. Schuh and he survives.


PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: After high school, Sylvia worked for several small cafes in Iowa. She then moved to Stratford, WI where she worked as a manager for Family Dollar in Colby. In 2001, Sylvia owned and operated Hannah’s Hen House in Edgar. Sylvia and Tom then farmed for a short period of time before opening Hannah’s Hen House in Rib Lake in August of 2014. She loved to collect chicken memorabilia and key chains, attend auctions and her children’s events and concerts. Sylvia was a die-hard Iowa Hawk Eye fan, she liked to bake, cook, watch the sunset and she loved spending time with her family and friends.


MEMBER OF:  Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Taylor County Tavern League and Fenwood Lions Club


SURVIVING SPOUSE: Thomas L. Schuh of Rib Lake


SURVIVING CHILDREN: Benjamin Anderson of Stratford, Hannah Schuh of Rib Lake
Step-Children: Danielle Schuh of Kansas City,  Missouri, Brittney (Pat) Schuh of Flint, Michigan,  Ashley (Dan) Schuh of Stevens Point, Chelsea (Chris) Schuh of Madison and Tommy Schuh of Rib Lake


# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: Kobe & Eli         


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Mark (Lisa) Miller, Sue (Phil) Niedert, Karla (Dave) Blume, Kim (Dan) Ellis, James (Sara) Miller all of Sumner, Iowa and Dan (Liz) Miller of Purcellville Virginia.


3 Brothers & 4 Sisters-in-Law and their families that loved her.


Sylvia is further survived by many nieces and nephews from both sides of her family. 


DECEASED FATHER: Cletus Anton Miller


DECEASED MOTHER: Darlene Mae (Niemeyer) Miller




OTHER INFORMATION:  In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to her family to be designated at a later date.

Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford & Rib Lake are assisting the family with arrangements.

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