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Cindy Demro

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Cindy A. Demro age 66 of Nashua, IA, died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at the Healthcare Center in Shell Rock, surrounded by family. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018, at United Methodist Church, Nashua with Rev. John Tunnicliff and Darin Cerwinske presiding. Interment will be held in Oak Hill Cemetery in Nashua with Derek Pagel, Mike Stroud, Julie Lee, Andy Franzen, Mitch Kelleher, Ashley Mundorf, Kyle Troge and Barry Wolfe serving as pallbearers. Her grandsons, Chancellor and Remington Johnson are honorary pallbearers. Friends may greet the family 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2018, at Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home - Olson Chapel in Nashua. Visitation continues an hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Cindy Ann Demro was born May 28, 1952, in Kansas City, MO, the daughter of John and Onnalee (Halfpop) Stith. She received her education in Eagle Grove, IA, Belmond, IA, and was a 1970 graduate of the Nashua High School. Cindy then worked for a brief period in West Union and later enrolled in cosmetology school in Mason City. On October 28, 1978, at the United Methodist in Nashua, Cindy was united in marriage to Terry Ray Demro. After getting her license in 1974, she started working for the Nu-U Salon in Nashua and worked on and off until earlier this year when her illness prevented her from working. She also spent many years working as a florist where friendship bloomed with Sue Sinnwell. Cindy loved sewing and crafts and made quilts for her entire family to enjoy. She was also known to go hunting and fishing with Terry and would often times clean the fish while Terry fished for more. She will be remembered as a great cook, a very talented, creative and crafty individual and a mother and grandmother that had a unique and individual relationship with all her family. Survivors include one daughter, Renae (Mike) Johnson of Nashua IA; two sons Randy (Amber ) Demro of Nashua, IA, Ryan Demro of Nashua, IA; two grandsons, Chancellor Johnson of Nashua, IA, Remington Johnson of Nashua, IA; one brother, Howard (Barb) Stith of Dover, NH; brother-in-law, Dennis (Zelda) Demro of Nashua, IA; two sisters-in-law, Vicki (William) Jones of Nashua, IA, Rhonda (Curt) Murff of Mokena, IL; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Terry on May 18, 2018.

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  1. Missing you and the stories and your kindness and humor. One of the sweetest people I will ever know. Grateful for your contribution to my life. So happy we had Tuesday and our spark of Cindy. Give Terry a hug.

  2. A lovely woman that I’ll always remember. Was always willing to go out of her way to help my family and I. I’ll always remember our trip to Chicago just you, Randy, and I. Especially when we had our conversation about our lives when it was just you and I. Say hello to Terry for me. Rest in Paradise!!

  3. The Demros are very special people to me and my family. When my dad because their pastor at Nashua UMC in 1984- they made us part of their family. My sister and I were missing our grandparents, who we had perviously lived close too. We asked Cindy’s mom & dad to be our adopted grandparents! I remember spending many 4th of July’s watching fireworks over the Cedar river in their backyard, playing at the park, Wate Over the Dam Days, Vacation Bible School and having Cindy cut my hair. She was an amazing lady. I am truly sorry for your loss Renae, Randy & Ryan. I hope you find comfort in knowing she is at peace and reunited with your dad and Grandma & Grandpa Stith! God Bless, Debbie Merrill

  4. Heaven gained a special person. Cindy was always straight forward personality. She brought a smile and a laugh where every she went!

  5. Randy and Family:
    I am so very sorry for the loss of your mom. I know your family has been through so much in the past month. God wrap his arms around during this difficult time and always. I know your family will stick together and you are very close. Your in my thoughts and prayers. And I pray God will bring you peace and comfort. Keep her love and memories with you. Cindy was a wonderful person with a positive attitude and smile always on her face. She will be missed. Hang in there!!!

  6. Dennis and Zelda – I’m so sorry to read of Cindy’s passing, especially so soon after Terry. On behalf of the Andy and Sally Grober family, please accept my deepest sympathy.

  7. My deepest sympathies to Cindy’s family. She was loving and caring. I always enjoyed seeing and talking to her. She will be missed by many.

  8. Cindy is a Grand Lady and a true Spirit with the gift of being nice, talk to everyone and make them special & smile. We will all miss her spunky soul.

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