Warren Joseph Lerch
, of Sun Lakes (born in Canton, OH), passed peacefully on February 18, 2021, at the age of 78. He is at rest with his beloved wife, Norma-Jeanne (Woodburn-Cain) Lerch. He was preceded in death by his parents, the late Harry and Evelyn Lerch; Tom, Dave, Mark, Jerry, and twins. He is survived by Judy Steiger, Karen Piero, and Sue Stauffer. Warren had attended Kent State University. He was a retired sales agent (Sun Lakes Realty) and small business owner (J+W Fence Company in Minerva, OH). Warren was also a proud veteran of the U. S. Navy. Later in life, Warren spent much of his time with his dog Otis, whom he trained to ride a skateboard and agility maneuvers. Some of his other passions were horseback riding, hunting trips, gardening, and listening to both classical and country music.
He had many friends and family who will mourn his loss.
Internment is currently pending due to covid-19 restrictions. His final resting place will be National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona (23029 N Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ, 85024)