Purdy & Kerr with Dawson Funeral Home

409 West Main Street, Monroe, WA


Sharron Lee Van Ess

June 26, 1947October 17, 2019

Sharron Lee (McNeil) Van Ess went home to be with her lord October 17, 2019. She’s survived by her husband Danny, her mother in law Alice Van Ess, Daughter SharLon (Frank), Grandaughters Amber (Maranda), Alyssa (Brandon), sisters Gloria (John) Wolter, Diane Thornock, Brother Edward (Hermina) McNeil. Danny’s siblings and their spouses and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Ed McNeil and Florence Betten, Sister Marilou McNeil, father in law James Van Ess, a niece and 2 nephews. Sharron was born in Bellingham, WA June 26, 1947. She was raised in Concrete, WA where she attended school. She attended beauty school in Florida while traveling the U.S as a military wife and settled in Snohomish County. Her career path later changed to food service and she attended the Skagit Valley College in Culinary Arts. She lived her life the way she wanted and she loved with her whole heart. Animals were her true passion and she liked them more than people most of the time but she was always an easy touch for anyone needing help during a rough patch. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her. A burial service will be held at 11:00am October 26, 2019 at the G.A.R Cemetery in Snohomish, WA followed by a church service and reception at the New Hope Fellowship Church in Monroe, WA at 1:00pm

G.A.R Cemetery 8601 Riverview Rd. Snohomish, WA 98290

New Hope Fellowship Church 1012 W. Main St. Monroe, WA 98272

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to The Noah Center animal shelter: www.thenoahcenter.org/donate


  • Graveside Service Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • Memorial Service Saturday, October 26, 2019


Sharron Lee Van Ess

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