HASTINGS – Sherlyn L. Podewitz, 72, of Hastings died Monday, March 14, 2022, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings.
Services will be officiating at 10 am Saturday at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hastings with the Rev. Joel Remmers. The service will be streamed live on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Sherlyn’s obituary and click the play button shown toward the bottom of the page.
Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings.
Visitation will be 3-7 pm with family present 5-7 pm Friday at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the church. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Sherlyn was born July 7, 1949, in Stromsburg to Willard & Darlene (Lampshire) Meerkatz. She graduated from Hastings High School.
Sherlyn married Larry Podewitz on Feb. 18, 1989, in Minden at the historic Pioneer Village Church.
Sherlyn was an accountant and bookkeeper for CPI at Hastings. She enjoyed working in her flower garden and taking pictures of nature, especially flowers, and loved her dog “Panda.”
Survivors include her husband Larry Podewitz of Hastings; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Janet and Carroll Podewitz of Minden; sister-in-law, Marilyn Meerkatz-Sedro of Woolley, Wash.; sister-in-law and spouse, Joyce and Greg Lara of Las Cruces, NM; brother-in-law and spouse, Gary and Sue Podwitz of Corpus Christi, Texas; three nieces; two nephews; three great nieces; one great-nephew; along with many cousins and friends.
Sherlyn was preceded in death by her parents and brother Gene.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.
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Published by Kearney Hub on Mar. 17, 2022.