Sharon L. Davison, 78, Clear Lake, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at the Concord Care Center in Garner, Iowa.
A funeral service for Sharon was held on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with Reverend Brian Lund of Zion Evangelical & Reform Church in Garner officiating. Burial was in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City.
Those wishing to give a memorial in her memory may wish to consider memorial contribution to Hospice of North Iowa.
Sharon L. Davison was born on Nov. 30, 1935 in Mason City, the daughter of Joseph C. and Lavone Storck Davison. She was baptized and reaffirmed the faith of her baptism through confirmation in the Lutheran faith. She attended rural school in Hancock County and graduated from Britt High School in 1955.
Following high school graduation, Sharon worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company at Garner. In 1956, she moved to California and was employed by Proto Tool Company, Rockwell International and retired after 25 years with Boeing Aircraft Corporation. Upon retirement she moved back to Clear Lake and was employed by Ron Weber Associates for several years.
Sharon was a talented seamstress and enjoyed oil painting. She had artistic talents and always had an appreciation for art work. Family events and gatherings were important to her and she always looked forward to them. Sharon was a proud aunt of all her nieces and nephews.
Left to cherish her memory are her brothers, Joseph Davison, of Mary Esther, Fla., and Willis (Jane) Davison, of Garner; sister-in-law, Mary Jo Davison, of Garner; her nephews and nieces, Christopher (Kristi) Davison, Wendell (Brenda) Davison, Susan (Jeff) Reising, Sara Gormley, Julia (David) Gillespie, Robert (Jamie) Davison, Victoria Davison, Timothy (Amy) Davison, and Jill Davison; her great-nephews and nieces, Drew (Lauren) Davison, Collin (Kristin) Davison, Ryan (Kristen) Davison, Leah, Luke and Taylor Reising, Katherine and Dean Gormley, Jacob, Samara, Sophia, and Willis Gillespie, Ashlee, Christina and Jenna Davison, and August and Emma Davison; great-great nephews are Preston, Kaleb and Drake Davison; and a great-great niece, Kennedy Davison; as well as other extended relatives and friends.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Victor Davison; sister, Nancy Davison; and a sister-in-law, Coleen Davison.
Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.