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Sharon A. Weckwerth

October 12, 1939 — September 16, 2018

Sharon Ann (Guyer) Weckwerth, 78, of Milaca, Minnesota passed away at Milaca Elim Home on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Memorial services for Sharon will be held Friday, September 28, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Milaca.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home in Milaca and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.  A graveside service and burial will be conducted at Woodville Cemetery in Waseca. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Milaca Scholarship Foundation.

Sharon was born October 12, 1939 in Waseca, MN. Sharon was the daughter of the late George and Ethel (Werth) Guyer. Sharon graduated from Waseca High School in 1957 and attended Mankato State University for one year. She married Mark S. Weckwerth of New Richland, MN on September 20, 1959 in Waseca. Sharon and Mark raised three children; Gary, Patsy, and Tom, and resided in Waseca, Decorah, IA, and Little Falls, MN, before moving to Milaca in 1977. Sharon brought her compassion and renowned comedic and storytelling skills to the Little Falls and Milaca school districts, teaching special education, and ensuring her place in Heaven. Sharon was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and the Milaca Golf Club, where she loved reminiscing with friends on the course and in the clubhouse. Sharon also enjoyed stamping and playing dominoes with her friends, a well-cut lawn, making pizza burgers with olives for her family, cheering for her Minnesota Twins and Vikings, and loving her beloved dogs, Susie and Sammy, and cat, Holly. Sharon was a stickler for details, and known for her long, entertaining stories, which she enjoyed repeating, and
usually ended with hoots of laughter. 

Sharon is survived by children, Gary and wife Ann of Sioux Falls, SD., Patsy and husband Tom Gilgenbach of Littleton, CO, and Tom "Bucky" of Buffalo; grandchildren, Paige (Andy) Crosby, Parker, Anne (Jeff) Miller and Riley; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Chuck Rafferty of Mankato, MN.; aunts, Margaret Hasslen of Waseca, MN and Helen Smith of Largo, FL.; also by nieces, nephews, many relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Mark. 

Thanks to the caring and compassionate Hospice and Milaca Elim Home staff for bringing peace and happiness to our mother during her stay.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, September 27, 2018

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home

260 Central Ave S, Milaca, MN 56353

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Memorial Service

Friday, September 28, 2018

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church

735 2nd St SE, Milaca, MN 56353

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