Sharon K. Beatty

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Sharon K. Beatty, 80, of Guttenberg, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023, at Guttenberg Care Center in Guttenberg.


A private inurnment will be held at a later date at Mount Harmony Cemetery outside of Garber. 


Sharon was born Feb. 26, 1943, at her home and was delivered by her grandma White and grandma Bolsinger. She was the oldest child of Lawrence (Bill) and Iva Bolsinger. On Aug. 2, 1961, Sharon was united in marriage to John Beatty. They soon became parents of their three children, Lonnie, Christine and Lainie. 


Sharon worked many different manufacturing jobs throughout her years, but her favorite job was being a mother. She always said raising her children had been the best years of her life. Sharon loved the outdoors. She enjoyed gardening and maintaining her yard and her flower beds. She also loved to cook and would feed anyone that stopped in to visit her. Sharon loved to spend time with her family and friends. Her laugh was infectious and she would go out of her way to bring a smile to the face of anyone she met. 


She is survived by her children Lonnie (Joleen) Beatty and Christine (Shane) Templeton; grandchildren Greg (Stephanie) Beatty, Hunter Beatty, Rebecca (James) Frank, Nicholaus (Autumn) Osterloh, Zachary Templeton and Cassidy Beatty; great-grandchildren Brydon, Carter, Nevaeh, Parker, Charlee, Jaxon and Beau; siblings Janice (John) Moore, Roger (Diane) Bolsinger, Harvey (Heidi) Bolsinger, Rick (Carol) Bolsinger, Connie Beeh, Dennis (Lisa) Bolsinger and Jeff (Darcy) Bolsinger; and in-laws Kay Bolsinger and Richard Hess. 


She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lainie Manning; son-in-law, Mark Manning; granddaughter, Deanna Osterloh; parents, Lawrence and Iva Bolsinger; brother, Jim Bolsinger; sister, Judy Hess; sister-in-law, Deborah Bolsinger; and brothers-in-law, Jacob Beeh and Jerry Taylor.


Morris Funeral Home in Guttenberg is assisting the family and information is available at Memorials may be sent to the funeral home in care of Sharon at 207 S. First St., Guttenberg, IA 52052.

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