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Leon Ray Sharp

February 17, 1936 May 24, 2019
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Obituary for Leon Ray Sharp

Leon R. Sharp, 83, of Mason City, died on Friday, May 24, 2019, at the Heritage Care and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1405 South Pennsylvania Ave.

A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N Pennsylvania Ave.

Interment will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family of Leon Sharp.

Leon Sharp was born February 17, 1936 in Mason City, the son of Grace and Ray Sharp. Leon graduated from Mason City High School in 1955. Leon served in the army in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He was united in marriage to Sandra Andersen June 14, 1958 and to this union two daughters were born. He later married Janice A. Kollman on November 27, 1971.

Leon worked at Frozen Foods, Higley’s Cold Storage and then retiring from Hardware Hank in 1998. Through all of the years, his customers became his friends. Leon loved gardening, flowers and antique shows. He also enjoyed sitting outside and talking to everyone that walked by. His best enjoyments were family, friends and his dog Heidi.

Leon is survived by his two daughters, Dawn (Jim) Merrick and Lisa Pattschull of Mason City. Two grandchildren Parker Pattschull and Meagan Merrick and one great granddaughter Baylee Yetmar all of Mason City. Special friend Sharon Hamrick, Plymouth, Ia. Also, one sister Ruth Johnson, Mason City.

He was preceded in death, his wife Janice, his parents, and brothers and sisters.


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Visitation

Tuesday

28

May

4:00 PM 5/28/2019 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 5/28/2019 6:00:00 PM
Major Erickson Funeral Home

111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue
Mason City, IA 50401

Major Erickson Funeral Home
111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue Mason City 50401 IA
United States

Service

Wednesday

29

May

10:30 AM 5/29/2019 10:30:00 AM
Wesley United Methodist Church

1405 South Pennsylvania
Mason City, IA 50401

Wesley United Methodist Church
1405 South Pennsylvania Mason City 50401 IA
United States
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