Sharon Snelson Obituary

Sharon  Snelson
Sharon Snelson
Sharon Snelson

July 1, 1939 - March 14, 2008
Born in Norfolk, Nebraska
Resided in Hartford, IA
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Sharon Snelson, 68, passed away Friday, March 14, 2008 at Hospice of Central Iowa Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held 2:30pm Tuesday at Community United Presbyterian Church in Hartford with burial of the cremated remains at the Hartford Cemetery.

Sharon was born to Robert J. and Ella Mae Moulton on July 1, 1939 in Norfolk, Nebraska. She moved to Hartford with her family at age ten where she continued to live for 58 years. Sharon retired from Cargill as a grain merchant's assistant. She was active in Order of the Eastern Star, Women's Fire Auxiliary in Hartford, Girl Scout and Sunday school teacher.

Sharon is survived by her children, Cyndi (Dave) Mortenson of Swan, Iowa, Sharry (Tim) Thompson of Des Moines and Jimmy (Steven Ramos) Snelson of Chicago; her siblings, Deanna (John) Thomas, Donna (Jim) Winget, Bob (Joyce) Moulton, Marie (Butch) Bender, Howard (Laura) Heemstra, Debbie (Mark) Headlee and Ron Virden; grandchildren, Brenna and Shane Griffin and Rachel Thompson; step grandchildren, Wendy (Justin) Hartz and Will Mortenson; and numerous nieces and nephews and an abundance of friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Iowa or the Community United Presbyterian Church in Hartford.


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Memorial Service
Community United Presbyterian Church, Hartford, Iowa
315 N. Vine Street
Hartford, IA 50118
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
2:30 PM
Hartford Cemetery
Hartford, IA US
Tuesday, March 18, 2008


Hospice of Central Iowa
401 Railroad Place
West Des Moines, IA