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Terrill "Terri" Sanwick

July 17, 2019

           Terrill “Terri” Sanwick, age 82, of Westby, passed away on July 17th at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on September 30th, 1936 to Charlie and Evenelle (Brendum) Lewison. On August 2nd, 1956 she married Conrad Sanwick and they moved to Janesville and had three daughters Cathy, Kim, and Ann. She worked for the Parker Pen Company in Janesville where she later retired from. In 1988 they moved to their farmette in rural Westby where they had lived since. She enjoyed crocheting, reading books, collecting cookbooks, and completing word search puzzles. She also enjoyed her daily cup of coffee and watching TV. There was one thing she loved endlessly; that was her family. She had a heart made of gold and her ‘table talk’ advice and conversations could nevr compare to anyone else (plus her candy dish was always full!). Terri was a very beautiful, special woman…. to a lot of people!.

            Terri is survived by her three daughters, Cathy (Arvid) Hanson, Kim (Stephen) Sailsberry, Ann Morkrid; 12 grandchildren, Jason, Jarrett, Justin (Beth), Adam, Nicole (Jeremy), Trisha (Prince), Shaun (Heather), Amber (Richard), Austin (Tasha) and Anna; and 15 great-grandchildren that loved her with all their hearts; sisters Tania (Mark) Jacobson of Viroqua, Rita Overboe of Arizona, Diane McKibben of California; a brother Robert (Ameila) Lewison of Onalaska, and many other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Conrad, and infant daughter Tabitha, grandson Jeremy Hanson, granddaughter Anita Hanson, sister Barb Everson, three brothers Chuck, Dennis, Raymond “Butch” Lewison, and her parents, as well as other family and friends. 

           Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 22nd at 1 p.m. at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Burial will take place in the Viroqua Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. The full obituary and online condolences may be viewed at


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