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Tracey Schwartz

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Tracey Schwartz

Tracey Schwartz, 48, of Huron, died Sunday, March 26, 2017, Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. A private funeral service was held Thursday, March 30, followed by burial in the Maplewood Cemetery at Iroquois. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Tracey Lynn Lemme was born in Sioux Falls on November 25, 1968 to Dixie (Olson) and Milton Lemme. Following graduation from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, she moved to Huron, SD. On June 12, 1998, she was united in marriage with Todd Alan Schwartz. Together they raised four beautiful children: Kellcey, Johnathon, Kaitlynn, and Brooklynn. Tracey was also a mother-figure to Todd's sons, Patrick and Blake. Todd died suddenly on November 27, 20017 of a pulmonary embolism.

Tracey was employed for many years at the Huron Area Center for Independence in Huron, SD.

In 2010, Tracey was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer. She went through both chemotherapy and radiation treatments to survive for her children. She was in remission for five years until the cancer metastasized to her bones. In December of 2016, Tracey was told that the cancer had also spread to her stomach. On March 5th, she was admitted to the hospital for the final time.

Tracey was preceded in death by her husband, Todd Schwartz and her grandparents, Eileen (Wallenberg) and Elroy "Al" Olson, and Everett Lemme.

Tracey is survived by two sisters, Kelli Lemme and Amber (Dwayne) Smith, both of Sioux Falls; her four children, Kellcey, Johnathon, Kaitlynn and Brooklynn Schwartz; two step-sons, Patrick Schwartz of Huron and Blake Schwartz of Brookings; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins, and one living grandma, Ms. Alvina Cudmore.

The family requests that memorials be sent to the .
Published in The Argus Leader on Apr. 15, 2017
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