Sharalyn King, 78

Heaven rejoiced Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, when Sharalyn (Bostic, Neumann) King, formerly of Delano and the Maple Plain/Long Lake area, joined an army of angels. She was 78 years old.

Sharalyn’s 10-year battle with ovarian cancer and its complications had been draining on her physical body, but she handled it with brilliance and a truly unimaginable strength. At the time of her death, she was under the care of Red River Hospice at her daughter’s home in Fargo, ND. She was surrounded by her daughters and Jeff as she passed from this earth to Heaven, where she shines in celebration, pain-free, without worries.

Arrangements were with Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo, ND. Memories and condolences may be shared by visiting www.hansonrunsvold.com.

Sharry was born in August, 1940, in Pipestone, the daughter of Lloyd (Charlie) Bostic and Lois Bostic (Huemoller) .

After graduating school in Delano, she was married, and resided in the Long Lake/Maple Plain area.

A full-time mother during the days to her children, she worked nights to help provide and help make sure her kids got everything they wanted.

“Sharry-Mom” adored her extended family and spent as much time with them as possible. She had a special place in her heart for her one and only grandchild.

An amazing musician, talented seamstress, and selfless friend, Sharry also did her best to be an awesome cook. She had a wonderful retirement, spending winters in Port Mansfield, TX – fishing, visiting and exploring.

In addition, her solace in the lakes country of Aitkin, MN was a dream come true. She would spend hours watching the loons, boating, putzing, planting flowers, and visiting, visiting, and visiting at the local restaurants with her favorite waitresses and the friends she made.

She will always be remembered for her beautiful heart, contagious smile, ability to connect with people, and her continuously generous life.

Sharry is survived by her significant other, Jeff Lackey; daughters, Lois (Mark Gode) Baker, Kathy Neumann-Cieslak (Patrick Tanaka), and Kristi Adami; grandson, Robert Adami; special family friend, Rich Cieslak; and her sisters, Connie (Dirk) Schindel, and Debbie (Nels) Tuvey.

She was preceded in death by husband Steven King; sons- in-law John Baker, and Jerry Adami; and last, but not least, her beloved cat, Little Bit.

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