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Cheryl Lee Lartz

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

MILLEDGEVILLE – Cheryl Lee Lartz, 64, of Milledgeville, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at her home. She was the owner of Breakables and Playables and The Ceramic Cellar for 27 years.

Cheryl was born Dec. 16, 1947, in Sterling, the daughter of Franklin and LaVon (Deets) Smith. She married Ronald Lartz on May 6, 1967, in Milledgeville. Cheryl was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Milledgeville.  

Survivors include her husband, Ronald; two daughters, Antoinette “Toni” (Korey) Fossett of Chadwick and Trisha (Zachary) Renji of Elkhorn, Wis.; one son, Trent (Amy) Lartz of Shippensburg, Pa.; one sister, Judith “Judy” (Richard) Petersen of Clinton, Iowa; and two granddaughters, Allison Fossett and Brianna Lartz.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Tanya Lartz, in infancy; and two brothers, David Smith in infancy and Gary Smith.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, with the Rev. Rick Koch, pastor, and the Rev. Kathleen Burkheimer, pastor, co-officiating. Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery in Milledgeville. Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling handled arrangements.

A memorial has been established for her granddaughters’ college education.  

Visit www.schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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