Sharon K. Thompson
Dec. 5, 1939 – July 13, 2019
Sharon Kay Thompson, 79, of Lincoln passed away July 13, 2019, at the Lancaster Manor in Lincoln. She was born Dec. 5, 1939, in Seward to Edward A. and Florence E. (Armstrong) Jirsa, the third of four daughters. Sharon attended Friend Public School and graduated with the class of 1957. She was united in marriage in 1958 to David Thompson, and to this union two daughters, Carrie and Christine, were born.
Sharon moved to Crete and was employed as a secretary at Feed Service Corporation. After her divorce, Sharon was employed as a secretary for the Army Air National Guard in Lincoln until her health forced her to resign in February 1990. In her spare time, she enjoyed bowling and participated in several leagues. Sharon loved to travel and enjoyed trips to California and Las Vegas. After her stroke limited her activities, she enjoyed putting together jigsaw puzzles. She always had a great sense of humor and loved her Schnauzers, Whiskers and Scruffy. Sharon was an avid Nebraska football fan and loved collecting Mickey Mouse memorabilia.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Carrie and Jerry Roth of Lincoln and Christine and Brett Naber of Cedar Bluffs; five grandchildren and their spouses, Cory and Jackie Sievers of Scottsdale, Arizona, Alyssa Kaufhold of Lincoln, Danielle and Andrew Rhynalds of Lincoln and Trevor and Chelsea Roth, both of Lincoln; several great-grandchildren; sisters and their spouses, Marilyn and Vince Horky of Lincoln and Shirley and Jerry Frazier of Waverly; several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Betty Harms; and a nephew.
A funeral service was held July 17, 2019, at Lauber Funeral Home in Friend, with Rick Sheehan officiating. Interment was in Andrew Cemetery. Pallbearers were Trevor and Jerry Roth, Rick Sheehan and Ken Howe. Memorial contributions may be made to the family for later designation. Condolences may be sent to the family at laubermoore.com.