Mrs. Sarah Louise Roton Riecke, age 88, of Hiawassee, Georgia passed away on June 30, 2021. Sarah was a career Elementary School teacher of 40 years in Florida. Many of her students remembered her even into their adult years. After retirement, she moved with her husband Gerry to Young Harris to enjoy their long deserved retirement. Sarah and Gerry were members of Sharp United Methodist Church and made many friends there. She enjoyed reading, bowling, Bible study, photography, creative writing and sodoku.
Sarah is survived by her children, Bill and Lisa, Lisa’s husband Bill, her grandsons Marcus and Michael, and their wives Samantha and Katie. There are no services planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Sarah and Gerry’s name to Sharp United Methodist Church 1114 Main St. Young Harris, Georgia 30582. Banister-Cooper Funeral Home is honored to care for Mrs. Sarah Riecke.