Sherry L. Latzig, 64

Sherry Lee (Weber) Latzig, age 64, of Winsted, passed away Friday, July 10, 2015.

She was born Aug. 2, 1950, in Hutchinson, the daughter of August and Margaret (Chapman) Weber.

Sherry graduated from Howard Lake High School in 1968, and Hutchinson Technical College in 1969.

She was joined in holy marriage to DuWayne E. Latzig Aug. 12, 1972, at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake.

Sherry was a faithful member of St. James Lutheran Church. She also belonged to Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML), where she held several offices and enjoyed helping with the fall dinner.

She participated in the Relay for Life since 2011, in Norwood/Young America, and was the top fundraiser for her team over the last few years.

Sherry enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren, and great-grandson, taking them to the movies, and watching them play ball; and spending time with her friends. She was interested in family history, and enjoyed doing embroidery, gardening, sewing, and baking.

She was last employed as a culinary aide and cook at St. Mary’s Nursing Home in Winsted (and was still working there three weeks before her passing). She was also formerly employed at Starkey’s in Glencoe, Red Owl/SuperValu, in the meat department and as a cashier, in Winsted; EDCO sewing factory in Winsted, and Carlson/Gage mailing company in Howard Lake. She was also a Tupperware “lady,” and did many other small jobs.

Sherry is survived by her husband, DuWayne E. Latzig; daughter Kathy Lee (Joshua) Stillwell of Winsted; grandchildren Cody (special friend Maddie), Cole, Carsen, and Madisen Stillwell; great-grandson Trace Weller-Stillwell; mother Margaret Weber of Howard Lake; mother-in-law Leona Latzig of Waconia; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Janice (Willis) Leistiko, Joanne (Gene) Sauter and Joyce (Steve) Kuntz, Kevin Latzig (special friend Sue) and David Latzig; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father; a sister, Mary; by an infant stillborn; father-in-law Elmer Latzig; maternal grandparents Lee and Grace Chapman; and by paternal grandparents Henry and Marie Weber.

Funeral services took place Tuesday, July 14 at 11 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake. Interment was at St. James Lutheran Cemetery on Dutch Lake.

Visitation was Monday, July 13 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, and continued Tuesday at the church, one hour prior to the services.

Honorary casket bearers were Sherry’s grandchildren, Cody Stillwell, Cole Stillwell, Carsen Stillwell, Madisen Stillwell, and Trace Weller-Stillwell; and cousin Steven Weber.

Casket bearers were Steve Kuntz, Ken Fitchwell, Curtis Ziermann, Donald Weber, Loren Kohls, and Mark Weber.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

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