On September 10, 1947, she was born in Elkhart, Indiana to Harold J. and Edna Marie (May) Nettrouer. She married Michael Eugene Phend on August 12, 1994 in Warsaw, Indiana, who survives.
Living most of her life in Kosciusko County, Sharon graduated from Pierceton High School, Class of 1965. She was employed as an Inspector and Auditor for Biomet Inc., Warsaw since 2001.
She is survived by her husband, Michael Eugene Phend, Pierceton; three children, Julie Ann (and spouse John) Frye, Claypool, Melanie Jo Robinson, Warsaw and Jacob David Phend, Warsaw; one sister, Phyllis (and spouse Leo) Boyer, Winona Lake; two brothers, Carl (and spouse Betty) Nettrouer, Claypool and Keith (and spouse Cheryl) Nettrouer, Claypool; seven grandchildren, Jason Slusher, Nakia Phend, Morgan George, Lexis George, Rexanne George, Samantha Frye and Danielle Frye and one great granddaughter.
A funeral service will be at 2:00 pm on Friday, October 18, 2013 in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw with Pastor Tom Miller officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton.
Visitation hours will be from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions are to be made to Kosciusko Homecare and Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, Indiana 46581-1196.