OBITUARY

Sharon K. Meier

September 1, 1941April 23, 2021

Sharon Kay (Auldridge) Meier, age 79, went to the be with her Lord and Savior on April 23, 2021. She was born on September 1, 1941, in Beloit, KS, to Dale Franklin and Esther Margaret (Gholson) Auldridge.

Sharon was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend who will be dearly missed. She loved spending time with and caring for her family. Sharon was a teacher’s aide at Westwood Preschool and Kensler Elementary School. She served as a Brownie and Girl Scout troop leader. Sharon was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church. She was very active in her church and served her Lord for over 40 years with the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML), holding positions of treasurer and co-chairperson in the Elizabeth Circle (Altar Guild), and she taught Sunday School and helped with Vacation Bible School. Sharon loved playing bridge, bunko, participating in the Red Hat Society and attending The Pines monthly ladies’ activities.

She was preceded in death by her father, Dale Auldridge; mother and stepfather, Esther Auldridge Walker and Harry Walker; husband, George Meier; and sister-in-law, Hulda Wilkie. Sharon is survived by her daughters, Marsha (Dave) Marsh and Michelle (Barry) Smith both of Wichita, KS; very special grandchildren, Brianna Smith, Blake Smith and Josh Marsh; great-granddaughter, Madison Marsh; brother, Gary (Danise) Auldridge of Solmon, KS; sister, Cheryl (Galen) Pahls of Beloit, KS; sister-in-laws, Nancy Kilcoyne, Loretta Rider and Doris Hughey; brother-in-law, Lambert Meier; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation with family will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Resthaven Mortuary. Funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m., Friday, April 30, 2021, at Ascension Lutheran Church. The funeral service for Sharon will also be available via livestream at Ascension Lutheran Church Wichita KS YouTube Channel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Sharon’s memory can be made to Ascension Lutheran Church, 842 N. Tyler Rd. Wichita, KS 67212.

The family would like to thank The Oxford Grand Memory Care and Encompass Hospice for providing care and comfort during Sharon’s final months.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Dave Marsh, Pallbearer
  • Barry Smith, Pallbearer
  • Blake Smith, Pallbearer
  • Gary Auldridge, Pallbearer
  • Galen Pahls, Pallbearer
  • Charles Zeller, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 29, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, April 30, 2021

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