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Staci D Garlits

November 27, 1963 ~ May 19, 2020 (age 56)


Staci D. Garlits, 56, of Springfield, IL passed away on Tuesday May 19, 2020 in the company of her family.

Staci was born in Springfield on November 27, 1963 the daughter of Harold and Juanita (Burris) Monroe.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Staci is survived by her husband Charles “Dale” Garlits, her daughter Jessica Patrick and her sons Matt and Schuyler Garlits; grandchildren, Lily, Conner, and Liam Patrick and Zaryk, Leighton, and Holden Garlits; her siblings Harold “Rusty” Monroe and Kara Eldridge; as well as many beloved friends.

Staci was the “Rock” of the family, and she loved her children and her grandchildren more than anything.

She enjoyed camping and traveling the country, but also spent time doing many arts and crafts projects around the house as well as for friends. Staci was an L.C.F.S. Case Aid worker. She worked passionately to keep good families together.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Please see our online obituary at for updates about the Celebration of Life date in the future.  

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June 10, 2020

Time: TBD
Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home & Cremation Service
530 North Fifth Street
Springfield, IL 62702

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