Sharon P. Gawenda, age 46, Manawa died on July 18, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on April 3, 1967, in New London daughter of Wood “Slim” and Lida (Fredrick) Hampshire. Sharon loved her family and her grandchildren meant everything to her. She is survived by her mother, Lida Hampshire, Sugar Bush; two sons, Clark Cable, Waupaca and Anthony Gawenda, Manawa; two grandchildren Lyllie and Remington Cable; six brothers: Vaughn (Judy) Schultz, New London; Dean Schultz, Clintonville; Loran Schultz, Manawa; Harlan Schultz, New London; Ronald Hampshire, Arkansas and Donald (Mary) Hampshire, Manawa; six sisters: Janis (Bob) Olinger, Clintonville; Jayne (Dan) Deeg, New London; Sandy (Tim) DuFrane, New London; Dianne Easum, Tulsa, OK; Donna (Alfredo) Rodriguez, Rogers, AR; Rhonda “Poodles” (Brian) Euhardy, Manawa. She is further survived by numerous, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Her father and a nephew Bruene Hattermann preceded her in death.
Funeral services for Sharon will be held on Monday, July 22, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, Sugar Bush with Rev. Preston Heuer officiating. Burial will be in the Ruckdashel Cemetery, Town of Lebanon. Visitation will be held at the church on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Assisting the family is Cline & Hanson Funeral Home, New London, www.clinehansonfuneralhome.com