Rhonda Sue Poirier, 53, of Fall Creek passed away on Thursday, November 4, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family.

Rhonda was born on April 10, 1968, to Woody and Sue (Halvorson) Rene in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. She lit up every room that she walked into and was the star of every family gathering. Rhonda had a passion for fishing, hunting, and camping. She enjoyed her family outings four wheeling, and spending time on her river beach. Rhonda found her happiness in nature. Rhonda was one of a kind. She was one of the most positive minded people you could ever meet. No matter what challenges she faced, she was always looking for the silver lining. Anyone that had the privilege of spending time with her knew how selfless, steady, and strong she was. She was a role model to so many, and she will live on through all those people that aspire to be like her.

She is survived by her husband, Shannon Poirier of Fall Creek; children, Aurora (Chase) Becker of Fall Creek, Alex Albrecht of Augusta, and their father, Rory Albrecht of Fall Creek, Dustin Poirier of Augusta, Shane Poirier (Jess Kallenbach) of Altoona, Dakota Poirier (Amber Ohland) of Augusta, and Makeisha (Mike) Seichter of Augusta; Grandchildren, Isabelle, Braden, Ava, Landon, Levi, Quintin, Madison, and Liam; parents, Woody and Sue Rene; brother, Scott (Shawna) Rene, and their children Andrew Rene (Anna Buell), and Megan (Travis) Sand, great nephew and nieces, Ashton, Brinnley, and Ava; sister-in-law, Juanita Sieg; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, many dear family and friends.

She was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Edward and Orvella Halvorson; and paternal grandparents, Arne Renz, and Elaine Rene; and father and mother-in-law, Golden and Bernadine Poirier.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 12:00 pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fall Creek. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the church on Saturday.

To watch the service live please go to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church on Facebook at (2) St. Paul’s Lutheran – Fall Creek | Facebook and click on “Watch live now.”


  1. Shannon, I was sorry to read of the passing of your beautiful wife. She sounds like a person I would have liked very much. May your memories sustain you.

  2. Rhonda was truly a one of a kind and will forever be missed. She was honestly one of the most caring people I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and had a heart of gold. My thoughts and prayers will continue to be with her family.

  3. God bless the family and Ronda, she fought so hard thought she just might make. It was a shock to hear of her passing. She was amazing. Even at her hard moments she had a smile. No more suffering. With that heart she going to live forever.

  4. Our condolences to the family. Rhonda always made us feel welcome and took the time to talk when we saw her. Not just hello but sincere conversation. She will be missed and remembered always. Duff and Sue

  5. Rhonda was such a wonderful person. She saw a positive in everything. She was a great co-worker and I’ll miss her dearly. She’s in a wonderful place now in heaven. Rest in peace, Rhonda!

  6. Our hearts go out to all of you. We’re so sorry for your lose. Rhonda was a beautiful person. Our prayers are with you.
    Bob and Gail

  7. Sue and Woody and family…
    There is a special place in heaven for people like Rhonda. She was a kind, considerate, loving and giving person. Her smile and laugh were infectious, and it made you laugh just hearing her.
    Hold on to all of those amazing memories, she will be watching over you all.
    Rhonda will be missed by many……

  8. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time of such great sorrow. Rhonda was a strong and beautiful lady that will be missed by all that knew and loved her. Sending our love and prayers to all of you.
    Tom & Cindy

  9. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Shannon and your whole family. We are so very sorry to hear about Rhonda. We never met Rhonda but what an beautiful, amazing light she seemed to be for all around her. We hope your memories and love you shared together can give you some peace.

  10. We are very sorry to hear of Rhonda passing! Many good memories spent in her company! Our thoughts are with you all!
    Bruce and Terra Buss

  11. I am very saddened to learn about Rhonda’s passing. I’ve known Rhonda for many years, ever since she came to interview here at Standard Electric. While her pain has ended, ours is just beginning and I will miss her deeply. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family, and I wish you peace.
    Mike Ubl

  12. Rhonda will be greatly missed! She was always great fun ! Good hearted, helpful .caring, great friend and unforgettable!! I have to work Saturday, but my thoughts will be with you all. God has a very special ANGEL in heaven now …

  13. My deepest condolences to the entire family. Rhonda was an excellent mentor and a co-worker that was always happy and willing to help.
    I only had the chance to know her for a few months but want she taught me can never be replaced. I miss her every day.

  14. Rhonda kept us in stitches. What a wonderful gift to be able to make people smile and laugh. I will treasure her stories and the funny things she did to keep things light. I will miss you, you funny gal.

  15. Our prayers are with the Poirier family and Rene family. We are sad to know of Rhondas passing but we take in her positive attitude towards life. We will remember that and continue her legacy.
    God Bless
    The Clark’s❤️

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