Posted: Mon 3:48 PM, Apr 22, 2013
Funeral Home: Helke
“Tootsie” Florence Andreas-Eberhardy, 83, of Wausau passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
She was born November 25, 1929 in Wausau to the late Oscar and Elsie (Seehafer) Siewert. On May 7, 1949, Tootsie married Carl Andreas at Wesley United Methodist Church, Wausau. They made their home in Wausau raising four children, Gloria, Carol, Ronald, and Debra. Carl passed away on October 26, 2007. Tootsie enjoyed sewing, woodcrafting, flower gardening and listening to country music especially sung by Eddie Arnold. On January 25, 2012 Tootsie married Arnold Eberhardy at Wesley United Methodist Church. They enjoyed going out to fish frys, growing flowers and relaxing in their backyard.
Survivors include her husband, Arnold of Wausau, daughter, Carol Hoops of Wausau, son, Ronald (Sherry) Andreas of Jackson,WI, three grandchildren, Jeremiah (Stacey) Hoops of Kronenwetter, Ryan (Cindy) Hoops of White Bear Lake, MN, Brad Andreas of Milwaukee, five great grandchildren, Allison, Grady, Preston, Mallory and Lauren, five step children, Barbara (David) Wierzba of Wausau, Scott Eberhardy of Morgan Hills, CA, Michael (Carla) Eberhardy of Wausau, Jean (Joe) Lamb of North Fond du Lac and Paul Eberhardy of Wausau, nine step grandchildren and two sisters, Doris (Jerry) Doepke of Wausau and Frances Semeral of Ft. Meyers, FL. Tootsie was further preceded in death by two daughters, Gloria and Debra Andreas, one sister, Evelyn Rase, six brothers, Norman, Lawrence, Floyd, Robert, Leslie and William Siewert and her son-in-law, James Hoops.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 25, 2013 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1101 Elm St., Wausau. Reverend Tim Vanden Langenberg will officiate. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the church on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. You may sign our family guest book at helke.com.