Sheila Novotny, age 70, of Cambridge died October 10, 2023 at home. Memorial Service will be at 6:00 PM on Friday, November 3rd at Strike Life Tributes in Cambridge. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service.
Sheila Rae Novotny was born June 3, 1953 in Ada, Minnesota to Bradford and Dolores (Kleveland) Lantz. She was raised in North Dakota and California before moving to Alexandria, Minnesota in 1962. On May 7, 1972, Sheila married her high school sweetheart Ryan Wayne Novotny. They made their first home in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan where Wayne served in the Air Force. They also lived in Minot, ND, Spring Lake Park, MN, Alexandria, MN, and finally Cambridge, MN. Sheila was a caregiver, caring for her husband and for all of her family. Family time was very important to her. She also enjoyed doing crafts and puzzles, reading, and playing with her cats. She was creative, and she completed many painting and decorating projects in her home. She was a very special lady and will be dearly missed.
Sheila fought bravely against ALS before passing away October 10, 2023 at home at the age of 70 years, 4 months and 7 days. She was preceded in death by her father, Bradford, her husband, Ryan, and her daughter, Lisa.
Sheila is survived and lovingly remembered by her mother, Dolores; her three daughters, Jennifer Beams, Nicole Novotny (Mike Hronski), and Crystal Novotny; five grandchildren, Corbin, Madison, Tori, Shawn, and Alyssa; brother, Jim (Jane) Lantz; sister, Barb (Mike) Nowicki; and by other relatives and friends.