Age 5 Of River Falls Died Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at her home. She was born on May 17, 2007 in River Falls, WI. She attended the C.H.I. D. Center. Cecilia enjoyed gluing, painting, making art with nature, and insect exploration. She was a #1 baby lover, a budding musician, future CEO and mom of the year. Her favorite restaurant was the Song Garden in River Falls. She is survived by her mother, Jessica; aunt, Mary Liz Stotz; uncle, John Stotz; maternal grandparents, Phillip and Becky Stotz; cousins, Eryn Elizabeth Schlotte, Leeam Jacob Davis. Also surviving her are her paternal grandparents; Roger (Doreen) Schaffhausen and Suzanne (Tommy) Allen; aunts and uncles, Eric (Kara M.) Schaffhausen, Jon (Emily) Schaffhausen, Ben (Kara L.) Schaffhausen, Sonny (Michael) Knowles, Jehu Allen, Hannah Allen, godmother Megan Larsen; cousins, Liam, Abigail, Madelyn, Leah, Tyler, Sam, Olivia, Grace; godfather, Kevin Leveille; great great aunts and uncle, Aline Colter, Erhard and Donna Stotz; and many other aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by great grandparents, Flint and Mary E. Watt, Harold and Virginia Stotz; great uncles, Nicholas E. Stotz and Thomas A. Colter. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 7:00 pm at Kilkarney Hills Golf Club (163 Radio Road, River Falls). Visitation will also be Tuesday from 4:00-7:00 pm at Kilkarney Hills. Private family services and interment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated in Cecilia Lee's name to the Current 89.3 Minnesota Public Radio 480 Cedar Street Saint Paul, MN 55101 or Benefit Account for the Schaffhausen Girls 222 Lewis St. River Falls, WI 54022. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of River Falls.
Published by Pioneer Press on Jul. 15, 2012.