Neena Pacholke, A Former USF Basketball Player, Died At Age 27
Former USF women’s basketball player Pacholke, who in 2013 helped Freedom High earn its lone state tournament participation, passed away on Saturday at the age of 27. She was engaged to be married and was a weekday morning news anchor in Wisconsin, according to her sister, who also confirmed that Pacholke committed suicide
Pacholke, who lettered three seasons from 2013 to 2016 at USF, developed her Packers fervor while working at Wisconsin’s ABC television affiliate WAOW. She also discovered a love for snow skiing while residing there, according to Kaitlynn.
The whole crew here at News 9 is grieved by the loss. Neena was also cherished by her neighborhood and its residents. They said, “We will miss her terribly since she was a good person with a large heart and a contagious grin.”
According to the police department, there are no signs of misconduct, and the matter is still being investigated. Police have not confirmed the cause of death, and no other details have been disclosed. Her parents Laurie and Aaron along her older sister Kaitlynn are getting depressed with this sudden death.