Cheryl Edwards-Lester

March 10, 1947 ~ June 17, 2022

Cheryl A. Edwards-Lester, 75, of New Lisbon, WI. passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022 at her home. Cheryl was the daughter of Levi L. and Garnet E. (Middleton) Edwards and was born on March 10, 1947 in Waterloo, Iowa.

Cheryl A Edwards Edwards LesterCheryl was born and raised in Waterloo, Iowa, then later moved to Illinois and graduated from Big Rock High School. After high school, she worked as a waitress in Elgin, Illinois, for many years. Gary and Cheryl moved to New Lisbon in April of 2005. Cheryl was united in marriage to Gary Lester on August 27, 2009. Cheryl enjoyed being outside gardening.

Cheryl is survived by her brother, Thomas (Anita) Edwards of The Villages, FL; several nieces and nephews, and best friends Don (Diane) Schnidt of New Lisbon, and Marilyn Pates of Waterloo, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Melvin Kerr and William Kerr; a sister, June Moody, and her husband, Gary, in 2021.

Services are not being planned. The Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences available at