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Sandra E. Henrickson

07/18/1951 - 12/25/2019

Sandra E. (Wanasek) (Petri) Henrickson passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 25, 2019.

Sandee was born in Racine, WI on July 18, 1951, to the late Stephen and Hertha Wanasek. She completed cosmetology school and worked for 20 years in downtown Racine at Deluxe Beauty Saloon and Beauty Ult. Sandee went back to school to be a medical assistant where she worked for Dr. Dhaliwal at the Allergy and Asthma Clinic in Racine. On September 10, 1983, she married Michael Henrickson and together they raised five daughters. In 2002 they moved to Winneconne, WI and embraced the ‘up north’ lifestyle and worked at Lang’s Landing for 9 years.   

Sandee and Michael spent their time traveling together, entertaining friends and family, boating up and down the river, and spending time with their children and grandchildren.

Surviving are her husband, Michael; their five daughters, Jennifer Cook (Bill Cremer), Theresa (Josh) Kratochvil, Major Rachel (Bryan) Petri-Rose, Laura (Chris) Lucksted, and Dana (Jim) Kjell; their sixteen grandchildren, Joshua, Aaron, and Abigail Cook, Derek (Gabi) and Brent Ogden, Maddy and Noah Kratochvil, Bryanna, Riley, Kelton, and EJ Petri-Rose, Jessie and Lucas Lucksted, Max Henrickson, Sonja and James Kjell. Sandee is further survived by her brothers, Al (Jan) Trossen and Don Trossen; brother-in-law, Tom Henrickson; sisters-in-law, Julie Iorio and Lynn Lanouette; and many dear nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Sandee was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Betty Organ; brother, Frank Trossen; nephews, Tracy Manderfield, David Iorio, and Jon Lanouette; and niece, Tary Ludka.

A private family ceremony will be held at Mueller Funeral Home in Winneconne. A celebration of her life will be held at The Village Pub 235 W. Main St. Winneconne on Saturday January 4, 2020, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and at The Beacon Tavern 3113 Douglas Ave. Racine on Monday January 6, 2020, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Sandee’s family would like to thank Drs. Virani and Dar, and the staffs of the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic, Oshkosh and Aurora Hospice for all their wonderful care and support. 

In lieu of flowers and gifts the family suggest memorials in Sandra’s name be directed to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic 855 N. Westhaven Dr. Oshkosh, WI 54904.

If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net.

David Henry wrote on January 7, 2020
Mike, I didn't spend much time with your family, but it was enough to see all the love and enjoyment you received from each other-and of course still will. So sorry for your lose.

Brian Ericson wrote on December 31, 2019
I am sorry Mike, and the rest of the family for your loss. I enjoyed my time working with Sandee at Lang's. She was a lot of fun, and a favorite of all the customers. My prayers for all of you.

Sandee Henrickson wrote on December 29, 2019
Loved the time we shared together . Sharing the grandchildren & the fun we had together. Rest In Peace . Love you -Bob & Gloria.

Pat and Sue Garner wrote on December 29, 2019
Thinking of you all, sending you love, wishing you peace until time heals your hearts. Heaven has gained an awesome angel. Rest in Peace Sandee.

Georgette Long wrote on December 29, 2019
You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Jan Sheppard wrote on December 29, 2019
Lost track of each other over the years, so sorry for that. I send my condolences to the family.