1972 ~ 2013|
Melanie Jean Herlitz "Mama Mel" passed away at age 40, January 13, 2013 at her home in West Valley City, Utah.
She was born on May 7, 1972 to her loving parents Mark and Diane Booth in Salt Lake City, Utah.
She married the love of her life Richard Allen Herlitz on April 27,1990 in Taylorsville, Utah. Melanie was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, daughter and most of all a nana of one.
Melanie's life was cut too short and will forever be missed. She loved doing crafts of all kinds especially beading. She was an amazing poet and someone who never forgot a birthday no matter whose it was.
She was a loving kind hearted spirit whom was loved by all, especially children for her very fun and outgoing personality.
She was survived by her husband of 23 years Richard Allen Herlitz, son Richard James Herlitz Jr., daughter Gabrieale Breanna Montoya (Velia), extended children Apollo Robertson (Ashley), Crystal Robbins. Parents Mark and Diane Booth, siblings Jeanine Tyree (Dan) her two daughters, John L. Legg Jr. his two daughters. Only Grandchild Alyx Jean.
Preceded in death by son Ashton Herlitz.
Memorial Services will be held on January 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at 494 E 5300 S, Murray Park Church of Christ, in back, along with a balloon releasing.
In lieu of flowers the family is asking to please make donations at any Chase bank acct #167719000 any issues please call 801-261-8100 and ask for Jamie.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Jan. 20, 2013