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Sharrol Lee Rundquist

1938 to 2015

 

Sharrol Lee Rundquist, 77 of Chappell, received her angel wings Sat., March 28, 2015 at the Garden County Hospital in Oshkosh.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thurs., April 2, 2015 at the Lodgepole United Methodist Church with Pastors Ezekiel Koech and Jeniffer Brand officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant View Cemetery near Lodgepole.

Visitation will be held Wednesday at the Holechek Funeral Home in Chappell from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Holechek Funeral Home and Cremations in Chappell is serving the Rundquist family.

Memorials in Sharrol's name may be designated to the family to help cover funeral expenses.

Sharrol Lee Talich Rundquist, the daughter of Ralph Argile, and Evelyn Emily (Johnson) Talich was born on Feb. 1, 1938 in Sidney. She had an older brother Gale Arlyn that was two years older. She graduated high school in 1955, in Lodgepole schools.

On Dec. 31, 1965, Sharrol married Clarence Byron Rundquist of Chappell at the United Methodist Church parsonage in Lodgepole. They had two children, Scott Marshall and Sharlemayne Jorae. She also helped raise her three step children: Bruce, Regina, and James.

Sharrol has always been very active in her church, the United Methodist Church in Lodgepole, starting to play piano for services when she was 13 and helping with the youth activities. She was asked to play for a couple weeks until they found someone. She taught herself how to play the organ shortly after this, and was the organist for this church until Oct. 13, 2011. Her health forced her to stop playing, but her heart and soul were always with the church. She played for many weddings and funerals in the area as well. She worked for Dr. Newcomb in Chappell at the dentist office. Very proud she helped him make the first set of dentures they made in his Chappell Office. She held down many jobs throughout her years, some including the Sidney Hospital as an aide, for Dr. George Taylor, Cheyenne County Courthouse, City Secretary for the bowling leagues, Smith and Wertz Law office as their secretary for many years. She also helped out the Holechek Funeral Home throughout the years. She belonged to many bowling leagues and was a very avid bowler. She was forced to quit bowling in 1988 due to a back surgery, a very sad day in her life. Bowling was her passion. In 1985, she started working in the Deuel County Assessor's office in Chappell. After just being a helper in their office, she took the Deputy Assessors test and passed. She then became Deputy County Assessor and held that position until she was forced to retired in December 2002. Some in the area will remember her from waitressing and bartending, as well as being an avon lady for many years after the loss of Scott.

Sharrol is survived by her daughter Sharlemayne Jorae Rundquist Dexter of Oshkosh. Her children, Kassidee Erin Dexter and her fiancé Jeremy Hueske of Mead, Colo., Alexander Scott Dexter, and Kaisee Jo Dexter of Oshkosh. Bruce(Jan) Rundquist of Aurora, Regina (Bob) Rundquist Gardner of Chappell, and James (Linda) Rundquist of Othello, Wash. Granddaughter Kaylee Dawn Rundquist Henzie and her husband Eric, their children Ashlynn Kay, Adison Sarah, and Hali Evelyn all of Sunderland, Vt. Daughter-in-law Sandra (Brad) Franks of Lodgepole, sister-in-law Mae Talich of Sidney. Nephews Brent(Cindy) Talich, Kent (Susan) Talich, and niece Debra Talich and their families all of Sidney. 7 step grandchildren, and 11 step great grandchildren, lastly her special Aunt Geraldine Talich of Sidney. Brother-in-law Royal Rundquist of Oakview, Calif. and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Clarence in 2003, grandparents, her son Scott Marshall in 1982, and nephew Todd Douglas, her brother Gale Talich, 5 sisters-in-law, 2 brothers-in-law, and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.

 

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