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Obituary for Cheryl Suzanne Pahz

PAHZ, CHERYL SUZANNE, age 72, of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, passed away on May 16, 2021, from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease at Woodland Hospice. Cheryl was born on January 29, 1949, in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Cheryl is survived by James Pahz, her husband of 52 years. She leaves behind two daughters, Elida Pahz (Gilder), of Miami, Florida, and Lisa Anderson (Keith), of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. She is also survived by four grandsons, Kevin, Erik, and Josh Diaz-Pahz, and Maximus Anderson.

Cheryl worked at Central Michigan University for many years in the technical services department of the library. She was the co-founder of Children’s Hope Adoption Service with her husband James, placing more than one thousand children with permanent loving families. Cheryl was a creative individual with numerous artistic abilities. She won a prestigious art contest while traveling in Israel and her artwork is still used to encourage people to visit that country. In her free time Cheryl also liked to write and co-authored several books with her husband Jim. She is preceded in death by her parents, Morris and Shirley McConnell.