Sharon Lea Leckrone Denslow, 69, Savonburg, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at her home.
She was born on Jan. 16, 1945, at South Bend, Ind., the daughter of John M. and Helen L. (Polson) Denslow. Sharon grew up in South Bend, graduating from Riley High School there in 1964. Sharon was united in marriage to Charles E. Leckrone Sr. in 1965. Four children were born to this union. They later divorced, in 1990. They lived in South Bend after their marriage until moving to Simi Valley, Calif., in 1967. They then moved to Savonburg in 1973, with her living there for the rest of her life. Sharon loved fishing and camping. She was a member of Friends Church of Stark. She was a wonderful, hard-working wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was always there when you needed that one person you could count on.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Helen Denslow; one daughter, Tammy Hughes; and great-grandson Shawn Blevins, Jr.
Sharon is survived by one son, Charles E. Leckrone, Jr. and Tonia Greer, Savonburg; two daughters, Sherry Caudill and husband James, Olive Hill, Ky., and Kim Leckrone and Tonya Cuppy, Yates Center; five grandchildren, Dustin and Dalton Caudill, Olive Hill, Ky., Helen Leckrone, Elsmore, Marie and David Slife, Colony, Tiffany Leckrone, Wichita; four great-grandchildren, Keair French, Iola, Scottie Bruckholder, Elsmore, Skylar Slife, Colony, and Hunter Leckrone, Elsmore; one sister, Janet Zimmerman and husband Jack, Canyon Country, Calif.; and son-in-law John Hughes, Elsmore. She leaves behind many more family and friends. She is loved and missed greatly.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Friends Church of Stark, 206 Washington Ave., Stark. Burial will follow in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Savonburg. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, 344 N. Cedar, Moran. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends Church of Stark in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.
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