UW-Green Bay

Sherri Lynn Urcavish

Sherrir Lynn Urcavish Lecturer, Mathematics 5/2014

Sherri Lynn Urcavich, 64, Pulaski, went to be with the Lord after a long, hard fought battle with cancer on Monday, September 7, 2015. She was born in St. Clare, MI on Aug. 14, 1951 to Beryl and Audrey Ann Amburgey. Sherri graduated in 1973 from Grand Valley State University. She married Greg in June of 1975 and they have been happily married for 40 years. Sherri taught school for over 42 years. She was an active member of Green Bay Community Church, the community, St. John's and youth groups. 

She was an amazing, beautiful, behind-the-scenes, feisty, yet sweet and loyal woman. She was smart, dedicated, diligent, hard-working, strong, creative, and modest. Sherri was passionate about living well; she valued the little things, the things that often go unnoticed. She was thoughtful and brave. She was such a wonderful role model to so many throughout her life, as a daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, teacher, friend, and so much more. It was hard not to love Sherri. She will be greatly missed. 

Survivors include her husband, Greg; children, Jennifer L. Urcavich; Katherine (Joe) Drust; grandchildren, Christian, Denalyn, Anya, Alysse, Emma, Audrey, Addison; her parents; brothers and sisters, Larry (Denise) Amburgey; Linda (John) Holmes; Tim (Tammy) Amburgey; in-laws, Judy (Jerry) Price; Joe (Arlis) Urcavich; Cindy (Gary) Weberg; Randy (Laurel) Urcavich. 

Sherri was preceded in death by Al and Grace Urcavich, Harvey and Florence Scott, Jackson L. Drust. 

Family and friends may call at the Green Bay Community Church, 600 Cardinal Lane, Howard, on Sunday, Sept. 13 from 4 until 5:30 p.m. Funeral Service 5:30 p.m. at the church. Online condolences welcome

Due to a family allergy, the family requests no flowers or flowering plants. Green plants are fine. 

The family extends a special thank you to the Bellin Cancer Team and hospital staff; Dr. Amy James; Helen Wellens, APNP; and Dr. Hassan Tahsildar. 

(Reprinted with permission from Rhonda Raleigh, executive assistant to the president and publisher, Green Bay Press-Gazette.)

 

Friends and family mourn passing of Sherri Urcavich

(Posted September 10, 2015, Log newsletter, UW-Green Bay)

Family members have shared news of the passing of longtime academic staff member and math lecturer Sherri Urcavich, who succumbed to a battle with cancer on Monday, Sept. 7. A visitation is planned from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13 at Green Bay Community Church with a funeral service to follow. Urcavich, 64, retired in May 2014 from UWGB. She is survived by her husband, Greg, and children, Jennifer L. Urcavich and Katherine, and other relatives. A full obituary is online.

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