Friday, August 14, 2020

Sharon M. Schneckloth, 75, of High Forest, Minn.

The funeral service for Sharon M. Schneckloth, 75, of High Forest, Minn.,  was held on Monday, Sept. 9, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Pleasant Valley,  with Rev. Mark Friedberg officiating.  

 Sharon Marie Clark was born on Jan. 14, 1944 in rural Rochester, to Robert and Elva(Glynn) Clark. She grew up in rural High Forest, Minn., attended Stewartville schools, graduating from Stewartville H.S. in 1962. Sharon was married on July 20, 1963 at Immanuel Lutheran Church to DeWayne Schneckloth. Following their marriage the couple moved to High Forest,Minn., where they raised their kids and have continued to make their home. Sharon was a homemaker and was employed as a Nurse’s Aide for 35 years at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester until her retirement in 1994. She was a recipient of the Care Sword Award during her tenure as a Mayo Clinic employee. Following her retirement she was employed as a nanny by several families in Rochester and also was an in home elder care provider for a few years. DeWayne was employed for a number of year as a mechanic at several area dealerships before  owning and operating 3-D Auto Electric in Stewartville for over 20 years, until his retirement in 2000. Mr. Schneckloth died on June 25, 2014. Sharon was a longtime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Pleasant Valley and was active with it’s Ladies Aid. She enjoyed baking, cooking and entertaining in her home, camping with her family and watching game shows. She enjoyed time spent with friends and loved time spent with the family she was so proud of, especially her grandchildren and great grand-daughters.
​Sharon’s Family wishes to thank the staffs at the Stewartville Care Center and Seasons Hospice for their loving support and care. And as Sharon always used to say with that smile on her face, “Thanks for comin!”
Sharon is survived by her son -  Mike(Annette) of Mantorville, and her daughter - Vicki(Rusty) Holz of Dexter; seven grandchildren – Andrea Skorupski, Jeremy(Haley) Skorupski, Jason Skorupski, Jacob(Tosha) Wise, Nickolai Schneckloth, Michaela Schneckloth and Trevor Holz;;  eight great grand-daughters - McKenzie, Abby, Addy, Ashlyn, Charlotte, Zoey, Alexis and Olivia; one brother – Bob(Jan) Clark of Rosemont, Minn. and nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband – DeWayne, her parents, three half - sisters –Margie Kirschbaum, Marian Biers and Joyce Syverson  and five half - brothers – Kenneth Clark, Milton Clark, Gordon Clark, Richard Clark and Walter Oldenburg .
​A time of visitation for family and friends was held on Sunday Sept.  8, 2019 at Griffin-Gray F.H. 

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