Emmy Lou Cyrus

March 2, 1937
December 22, 2020

Emmy Lou Cyrus, 83, of Adell, died Tuesday, December 22, 2020.  She was born March 2, 1937, in Plymouth, to Roy and Angelia (Wapp) Harnack.  She met her husband, Dr. Andrew E. Cyrus, Jr., working as a histology technician.  The two married on July 22, 1961, and began their family life.  When her children reached high school, Emmy Lou went on to supervise the Pathology Lab for her husband at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan. 

Emmy Lou and Andrew moved to the Adell Family Farm in 1963, a place she truly loved.  Ever the Pisces, she also had an affinity for water.  She was a pioneer of the sky, becoming the first lady private pilot in Sheboygan County.  In her free time Emmy Lou kept busy with crocheting and knitting.  She was a Packer Fan, sharing season tickets with her friend Mary Lee.  She was a proud lifetime member of the Girl Scouts.

Emmy Lou’s main priorities and passions in life were her beloved family and life on the farm.  She is survived by four children, Robert (Karen) Cyrus, Pulaski; Richard Cyrus, Salisbury, MD; Suzanne (Andy Eigenberger) Cyrus Sheboygan Falls; Michael (Danielle) Cyrus, Houghton, MI: her grandchildren, John Cyrus, Joshua Rassel, Jessica Rassel, Dina (Nick Bouley) Cyrus, Kayleigh Schmidt, Alex Schmidt, Amanda Walls, Emily Cyrus, Maggie Cyrus, Danny Cyrus, Dante Cyrus, Jillian Cyrus; her great-grandchildren, Brianna Cyrus, Andrew Cyrus, Nadia Cyrus, Sawyer Bouley and Posiey LaPrad and a sister, Nola Sue (Don) Richards, St. Germain; nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband in 1997, and an infant daughter, Christine.

A service to celebrate Emmy Lou’s life will be announced in summer.