It is with great sadness that the family of Heather Mary Sporer, age 47 of River Falls, WI, announces her sudden passing on September 13, 2018, after a short illness. Heather was born the daughter of Greg and Judy (Thomte) Sporer on December 27, 1970 in St. Paul, MN. She graduated from Stillwater High School with the class of 1989. Heather received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin River Falls. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Century College. Heather was a nurse for 20 years, a job she really loved, and was just starting a job that would have used her psychology degree. ON September 9, 1999, Heather married Joseph Schmahl in Hudson, WI. She loved baking cakes and making her famous taco dip. She enjoyed traveling, just not the flying. She supported any team from MN and WI, except the Packers. Heather loved playing darts, trivia, bingo, and watching TV and movies. She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Joseph Schmahl of River Falls; parents, Greg and Judy Sporer of Little River SC; brother, Ben (Andrea) Sporer of Stillwater, MN; sister, Becca (Troy) Reichkitzer of Rush City, MN; in-laws, Louise (Rainer) Schmahl of Pepin, WI, Laurabeth (Moni) Pittman of Hammond, WI, Rebecca (Jeff) Pajac of Martell, WI, Marylee Schmahl of Hammond, WI, Bernard Schmahl of Hammond, WI; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and too many friends to count. A Celebration of Heather’s Life will be held on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 7 pm at the Bakken-Young Funeral Home 805 E Division Street River Falls, WI. Visitation will also be held on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 4-7 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of River Falls.