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Cynthia A. Paukstat , Age 72

June 26, 1950 --January 08, 2023

Cynthia A. Paukstat, age 72, of Reedsburg, passed away at home with family by her side after a long battle with cancer on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. Cynthia was born on June 26, 1950 to parents Richard and Elaine Meyer in Manitowoc, WI. After graduating from Lincoln High School in 1969 she went on to study criminal justice at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. After graduating with a bachelors degree, she started her first job at St. Rose's in Milwaukee as a social worker. In West Bend, WI she kickstarted an over 40-year career in social services.

In 1972 Cynthia met Edward Paukstat at college in Platteville. They married in 1975. They went on to have two children, Ryan and Sara.

Cynthia and Edward loved to travel throughout the years. From the East Coast to the West Coast but loved going to Las Vegas.

Cynthia was preceded in death by her father, Richard and mother, Elaine.

She is survived by her husband Edward; brother, Jim (Amy) Meyer; brother, Tom (Mary) Meyer; son, Ryan (Jennifer) Paukstat; and her daughter, Sara Paukstat.

Private family services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Agrace Hospice or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society are appreciated. The Redlin-Ertz Funeral Home in Baraboo, WI is assisting the family.


Marv tilque January 10, 2023

Friend of Jim Deference , Wisconsin

Sorry to hear of your loss

Pietkivitlch Sarah January 10, 2023

Cousin Palm City , Florida

Rest in Peace. God bless and keep you Edd, Sara and Ryan. We are so sorry for your loss. Love you. Sarah and John

Jennifer kidder January 10, 2023

Niece East Palestine , Ohio

Ed,Ryan,Sara. I'm sorry for your loss if,you need anything let us know. Jennifer, Joe, Alexander Kidder