Obit: Minett, Sharon K. (1958 - 2017)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Carlson, Carroll, Ehm, Graff, Graffunder, Jacobson, Lindberg, Minett, Shriver, Stolpe

----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 7/10/2017

Minett, Sharon K. (Graffunder) (2 MAY 1958 - 5 JUL 2017)

Sharon K. Minett, 58 of Tomah, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at her home.

She was born on December 19, 1958, to Eugene and Ruth (Carlson) Graffunder in Abbotsford. Sharon was a member of the Abbotsford High School, graduating in 1977. She attended Western Wisconsin Technical College and graduated with an associate degree in computer sciences. Sharon had a passion for teaching and for several years was a teacher for the YMA School, Tarr Valley School and well as WWTC. She currently was working as a textile artist.

In her spare time, Sharon enjoyed weaving, knitting, and card making. Sharon’s most memorable moments were the times shared at home with her family. She was a faithful and devoted member of the Tomah Seventh Day Adventist Church, assisting in many of the church activities, including the organizing and running of their Thursday night soup kitchen. Sharon will be remembered for her kind and giving heart. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

She is survived by her children, Christopher (Heidi Stolpe) Lindberg of Duluth, MN; Melissa Carroll of Tomah, Joshua (Jacqueline Jacobson) Lindberg of La Crosse, Mitchell Minett of Tomah; her grandchildren, Bella Rose, Cora Analu, Wyatt Andrew Leo and Cole Dennis Liam; a daughter in law, Kim (Shriver) Graff of Milton; her father and mother, Eugene and Ruth of Abbotsford; her siblings, Terry Graffunder of Medford, Jody (Bobbi) Graffunder of Eau Claire and Gene (Kim) Graffunder of Sparta; nieces and nephews; other relatives and many dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her son Andrew.

A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, July 10, 2017 3:00 P.M. at the Tomah Seventh Day Adventist Church. Pastor Michael Ehm presided.

Relatives and friends are invited for a time of visitation on Monday at the church from 2:00 P.M. until the time of the service. A Graveside Committal service will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 3:00 P.M. at the Dorchester Cemetery, Dorchester, WI.

The Sonnenberg Family Funeral Home, Tomah, assisted the family with arrangements.

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