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Sharon Rae Becker, 66, of Osceola died January 21, 2019 at Every Step Hospice in Des Moines. She had been a long-term resident of Osceola, Iowa.
A celebration of life service will be held in the spring at Young Cemetery in Grand River, Iowa.
Sharon, daughter of Grant and Norma (Foland) Becker, grew up on a farm outside of Grand River, Iowa. Sharon received her education at Grand Valley High School and Graceland College. She worked at Siemens in Osceola prior to retirement.
She was involved with the Grand Valley Community High School Alumni Association, IAGenWeb (Decatur, Cerro Gordo, and Ringgold counties), the National League of American Pen Women, and the Iowa Poetry Associaton. Sharon was the curator of the Grand Valley/Foland School Museum in Kellerton.
Sharon is survived by her mother, Norma Becker, daughter Sara Thome, grandson, Evan Thome, sister, Sheryl Harrison, brothers, Stan Becker (Sue) and Steve Becker (Pat), family friend, Emory Robertson, nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews.
Sharon was preceded in death by her father, Grant Becker.

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