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Obituary: Cindy Bichler

Cindy Bichler

Cynthia "Cindy" Bichler, 60, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, N.D.

Cindy's visitation was Sunday, March 5 from 5:00-7:00 p.m., followed by a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m., all at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, March 6, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Church, New Rockford. with Fr. Bernard Pfau officiating.

Her burial will be at the St. John's Catholic Cemetery, New Rockford in the spring.

Honorary bearers are all of Cindy's nieces and nephews.

Cynthia Louise Bichler was born on August 16, 1962, to Lawrence and Clara (Carlson) Bichler in New Rockford, N.D. She grew up on the family farm. She was the youngest of five children. She loved all the animals, especially her dog, Noodles.

Cindy was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis at a very young age. Cindy went to school at Munster County School until 1972 when it closed. She went to New Rockford Public School through the eighth grade. She went to the Anne Carlsen Center for her high school years. She had many happy memories at that school. She was always proud of pushing her friend who was in a wheelchair uptown to shop. Cindy lived at home until she entered nursing care.

Cindy was happy with living at Golden Acres Manor in Carrington, ND. She considered all of the staff, residents and families as her friends. She loved her trips to the Casino and doing crafts. She really liked to play cards with whoever was willing.

Cindy had a real love for country music. She was able to attend many concerts and meet the entertainers back stage, thanks to her nephew, Christopher. She is going to be terribly missed.

She is survived by her siblings, LeAnn (Jim) Galvin, Mary (Jerry) Hegney, Larry Bichler and Jim (Jane) Bichler; nephews and nieces, Jim Galvin, Andrea Galvin, Angela Keeling, Todd Hegney, Christopher Bichler, Jason Bichler, Jeremy Bichler, Tyler Bichler and Tanner Bichler; aunts, LaDonna Keller and Gladys Carlson and many great-nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceding Cindy in death are her parents and her nephews, Troy Hegney and Todd Keeling.

Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Carrington and New Rockford, N.D.