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Ada M. Sharman

 

Ada M. Sharman, age 103 of Sidney, NE died Friday, February 14, 2020 in Sidney.

Cremation has taken place. A family inurnment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery on June 20th, 2020. Memorial contributions may be made in Ada’s name to the Light Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Ada’s care and funeral arrangements.

Ada Margaret Sharman, the daughter of Gustav John and Minnie (Feldman) Hennig, was born on October 30, 1916 at the home of an Uncle east of Gurley, NE. The family later moved to a farmstead further east and Ada attended Grade School at District #6. She graduated from Lisco High School, prior to attending one year at Chadron State College. On December 22, 1940, Ada was united in marriage to Earl Arthur Sharman at Imperial, NE. They lived in Sidney until 1952 when they moved to Ogallala for thirty-one years before moving back to Sidney in 1983.

Ada was a loving caregiver of her children and husband. She found working with the church thrift shop in Ogallala and congregate meals in Sidney very rewarding. She was a member of the Light Memorial Presbyterian Church for more than fifty years. Ada was a true Nebraska resident having lived all her life in Nebraska. She enjoyed baking, caring for her roses, crocheting and knitting afghans for her family to enjoy. Ada was a valued blood donor for most of her life.

Survivors include her children: Janice Hoyt and husband Errol of Kearney, NE, Larry Sharman and wife Susan of Hastings, NE, Byron Sharman and wife Paula of Sidney, and Ricky Sharman and wife Donna of Plattsmouth, NE; sister: Arlene Christensen of Cottonwood, AZ; (8) grandchildren; (9) great-grandchildren; (2) great-great-grandchildren; numerous extended family members and special friends: Chuck and Nancy Liess.

Ada was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her sister: Adele Runge and husband George, sisters: Louise Chichester and husband Lynn, Helen McKinley and husband Elmer, Wilma Larson and husband Lambert, brothers: Fred Hennig, and Richard Hennig and wife Delores, brothers-in-law: Frost Christiansen, and Verne Sharman and wife Lillian.

 

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