Shirley Sharp

November 13, 1928 ~ December 24, 2018 (age 90)

Shirley Sharp passed away December 24th at home in Star Valley, Arizona. She is survived by her brother and sister, their families, her daughter, Susan and grandson, Dan. Shirley Mae Wessels was born November 13, 1928. She married James A. Sharp in 1947 in Blue Earth, Minnesota. Several years later, they moved to Glenwood, Minnesota where they started a successful home improvement business. After Jim died of cancer in 1974, Shirley went back to school and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota. She began her second career in Home Economics and Food Service. She moved to Arizona where she excelled in the Culinary Arts and Interior Design for over forty years. Remember Shirley by planting a tree at Arbor Day Foundation, by supporting Rim Country Search & Rescue, or by volunteering at your local Hospice or Alzheimer’s Assoc.

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