Cynthia “Cindy” Tews, age 73, wife of Jerry, of Dassel, Minnesota, passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at her home surrounded by family.
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at Vineyard United Methodist Church in Hutchinson, with interment in the Jeffers Cemetery in Jeffers, Minnesota.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 5, 2023, from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.
Funeral Service will be livestreamed on the Vineyard Methodist Church YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/@vineyardchurchhutchinson3191
Cynthia “Cindy” Irene Tews was born on November 18, 1949, in Windom, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Charles and Beryl (Schmotzer) Berry. Cindy was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth at the Methodist Church in Jeffers, Minnesota. She received her education in Jeffers and was a graduate of the Jeffers High School Class of 1967. Cindy furthered her education at Stewarts College of Beauty in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
On July 8, 1995, Cindy was united in marriage to Gerald “Jerry” Tews at the Lake Jennie Cabin in rural Dassel, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with Jerry’s daughter, Kristin. Cindy and Jerry resided at Lake Jennie, rural Dassel, Minnesota. They shared 27 years of marriage.
Cindy was employed in production at 3M for 26 years. She retired in 2006. Cindy was an active member of the VFW Post 906 Auxiliary, the Silver Lake Legion Auxiliary and the Hutchinson DAV Auxiliary. Cindy served as the VFW Post 906 Auxiliary President during 1997 and 1998, the 2nd District VFW Auxiliary President from 2006-2007, and as the VFW Auxiliary State President for the 2012-2013 term. She was a member of Vineyard United Methodist Church in Hutchinson.
Cindy loved her pet dogs. She enjoyed dressing as “Mrs. Claus” and clowning around for veterans. Cindy also enjoyed fishing, collecting Coca Cola memorabilia, and traveling, particularly to Mazatlán, Mexico. Cindy especially loved spending time with her family and friends.
Cindy passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at her home in Dassel, Minnesota, at the age of 73 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Cindy is survived by her:
Husband, Jerry Tews of Dassel, MN;
Stepdaughter, Kristin Tews (Adam Schneider) of Mankato, MN;
Nephew, Scott Berry and his wife, Deb of Elk River, MN;
Many other relatives and friends.
Cindy is preceded in death by her Parents, Charles and Beryl Berry; Brother, Kenneth Berry and his wife Janet.
The family invites everyone to the luncheon at the church immediately following the funeral service.
Jan Johnson says
Oh Jerry,so sad to see that Cindy passed away. We had some fun times at 3M and the VFW. Love,hugs and prayers to you and your family,she will be missed.
Bob and Sue Shimanski says
Jerry , so sorry for your loss. Cindy was a wonderful person.
Cindy and Todd Karg says
Jerry and Family, you have our sincere sympathy! Cindy was so kind, and always took the time to say hello. May all the beautiful memories you’ve shared fill your hearts during this difficult time! Cindy and Todd
Judy A Johnson says
So sorry for your loss. Your puppy is going to miss his ‘mom”
Marie Hanish Werner says
Jerry and family you have my deepest sympathy. Cindy and I were friends in high school, but lost touch with each other over the years. Cindy was always kind, funny, sincere, the best of a friend. I wish you well during this most difficult time. Blessed be.
Darlene Hanish. “Zip” says
I am so sad to hear about Cindy. We were classmates in high school and good friends. We used to have so much fun together and it hurts my heart knowing that she’s gone too soon. The family has my sincere sympathy! She will be missed.
Ryan Verdeck says
Sorry to hear Jerry. Have fond memories of mom and Cindy!!
Judy Suess says
Jerry, Kristin, Adam,
So sorry for your loss. Cindy truly represented all Veterans. Her service was appreciated. Thinking of you at this difficult time.
Larry and Judy
Carlblom Suzanne says
I have many fond memories of Cindy in our high school days in Jeffers. I am sad to learn of her death. My sympathies to her family and loved ones.