Sioux City

Cynthia Dawn Wareham, 52, of Sioux City, passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at her residence after more than a three-year battle with a brain tumor.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Pastor Kent Dunwoody will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Online condolences may be offered at

Cindy was born on Sept. 17, 1965, in Sioux City, the daughter of Mark and Lois (Bailey) Van Tuyl. Cindy grew up in Sioux City and attended Sioux City schools. In 1986, she graduated from Western Iowa Tech Community College with a degree in nursing. During her 28 years in healthcare and business, Cindy worked for St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Recovery Health, Van Tuyl Contracting, and Home Healthcare.

On May 26, 1991, she married Timothy Donald Wareham at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Sioux City.

Cindy was an active member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. She ran the fruit program, served as church treasurer, as well as serving in many other positions. In her free time, Cindy enjoyed making baby blankets, cooking, and baking.

Cindy is survived by her husband, Timothy of Sioux City; her children, Kylie Wareham, Caleb Wareham and Molly Van Tuyl, all of Sioux City; her brothers and sisters, Carol Sherburne (Wiley) of Tennessee, Marlene Finch of Nebraska, Mark Van Tuyl (Linda) of North Carolina, Trish Garland (Gary) of Wyoming, Karen O'Connor (Mark) of Pennsylvania, Rick Van Tuyl of Rhode Island, Steve Van Tuyl (Jo) of Kansas, Shelly Finley, David Van Tuyl, Nick Van Tuyl (Michelle), and Mark Lewis, all of Iowa; a sister-in-law, Linda Van Tuyl; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Cindy was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Thomas Van Tuyl.