Lawrence "Poppy" Sterba

Died: February 4, 2011
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Sterba, Lawrence A. “Poppy,” age 73 of Middleburg Hts, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on February 4, 2011. Preceded in death by Kaitlyn, his beloved little granddaughter. He leaves behind Beverly (nee Sedlacek), his loving wife of 51 years. Devoted father of Monica (Bill) Peskura, Barbara (Gary) Fratus, Michael (Sandy) and Brenda (JR) Hubert. Dear brother of Patricia Schneider, Ken (Hillary), Ronald (Billie Jean), Donna (Jay) Armstrong, and Ruth Ludwig (deceased). Cherished grandfather of Rachel, Brian, Nikki, Erin, Brandon, Becky, Kelly, Nicholas, Kaitlyn (deceased), and Brody.

The family will receive friends in celebration of Poppy's life at the Humenik Funeral Chapel, 14200 Snow Road, Brook Park on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8PM where Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 10:00AM. Interment at Woodvale Cemetery.

Visitation Details

Monday, February 7th, 2011, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel

Monday, February 7th, 2011, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel

Service Details

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011, 10:00am, Humenik Funeral Chapel

Interment Details

Woodvale Cemetery

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Died: February 4, 2011

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Rebekah posted on 2/8/11

Dear Sterba Family, I am so sorry to have read of your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. Something that I have personally found to be of great comfort is what the Bible says at John 5:28,29 And Revelation 21:4. In these verses we see that soon God is going to bring about a resurrection of our loved ones as well as do away with all causes we have for suffering including sickness and death. Knowing this has always comforted me and it is my sincere hope that these thoughts comfort your family as well. Again I am so sorry for your loss. Rebekah.