Sharon Christensen-Tyler Obituary

Sharon Kay Christensen-Tyler
Sharon Kay Christensen-Tyler
Sharon Kay Christensen-Tyler

March 2, 1948 - August 16, 2005
Born in Leon, IA
Resided in Leon, IA
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Sharon Kay Christensen-Tyler, 57, died Wednesday, August 16, of complications of a lung transplant that she endured two years ago. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, August 20 at the Grandview Park Funeral Home. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Leon Cemetery in Leon.

Sharon was born March 2, 1948 in Leon. She had lived in Des Moines for a time and returned to Leon. Sharon was a nursing assistant and was a successful business woman. She was a true humanitarian that cared for people in a loving and caring manor. She often did without, so she could give to others. She will always be remembered as a wonderful mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her parents, Don and Hazel Christensen of Leon; sister, Phyllis (Herman) Williams of Leon; two brothers, Donald (Marcia) Christensen of St. Joseph, MO, Dennis (Kathy) Christensen of Leon; two sons, Russ Bair of Tampa, FL and Tim Clouse of Carlisle; daughter, Jennifer Barber of Des Moines; grandchildren, Clayton Barber, Taylor Bair, Brandon Bair, Jade Miller, Alle

y Sowden; her husband, James W. Tyler; and numerous nieces, nephew and friends. Her grandson, Chase Eugene Barber preceded her in death.

Sharon's family will receive friends at Grandview Park Funeral home from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Friday. A memorial fund is being established in her name.





Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, August 19, 2005
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Saturday, August 20, 2005
10:00 AM