Cherie L. Wood January 17, 1957 November 29, 2015 Bellevue, NE Cherie was born in, Abilene, TX, January 17, 1957. She entered into the realm of the Spirit on November 29, 2015, in Omaha, NE. Cherie grew up in Vacaville, CA, and graduated from Vacaville High School in 1975. She moved to Grand Island, NE, in 1981, and obtained her cosmetology license at the Beauty School of Expertise. She relocated to Bellevue, NE, and was a successful cosmetologist at Shear Sensations for over 22 years. She was also a certified yoga instructor at The Yoga Path in Omaha. She was a long time friend of Bill W. She is preceded in death by her parents, Irma Wood, and father Donald Wood. She is survived by sister Wanda (Wood) Waltos, and husband Mike, of Vancouver, WA, nephew Nate Merritt, and wife Minda, great nephew Isaac, and great niece Isla. She is also survived by brother Mike Wood and wife Debbie, of Silverdale, WA, and nephews Ethan and Carson. She was a beloved friend, sister, aunt, and mentor. Cherie had a zest for life, a no-nonsense attitude, and was loved by her hair clients, friends, and many children whom knew her as Aunt Cherie. A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, 12:30 p.m., at St. Marthas Episcopal Church in Papillion, NE. Memorials can be made in her honor to the Nebraska Humane Society.