Fair
21°FFairFull Forecast
Shaw Media Auctions

Robert M. Sharer

Published: Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

WALNUT – Robert M. Sharer, 84, of Prophetstown, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at Walnut Manor Nursing Home. He worked for Champion Pneumatic in Princeton for 25 years.

Robert was born Nov. 17, 1928, in Erie, the son of Miles Irving and Ethel Lucille (Grau) Sharer. He married Dorothy Nave. She preceded him in death on April 9, 1961. Robert later married June Elaine Smith on Dec. 16, 1962, in Princeton. He was a member of Amazing Grace Church in Sterling.

Survivors include his wife, June Sharer of Prophetstown; one daughter, Rebecca Sedols of Sterling; two sons, Keith R. Sharer of Cold Springs, Minn., and Robert K. (Mary Ann) Sharer of Rock Falls; one brother, William L. (Shirley) Sharer, and half brother, Eddie (Audrey) Lindskog, both of Prophetstown; and nine grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, May Ann Sharer; one son, Miles Sharer; and one grandson.

A graveside service will be at 9 a.m. Friday at Limerick Cemetery in Kasbeer, with the Rev. Loren Schlomer of Amazing Grace Church officiating.

Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

More News

National video



Reader Poll

Rock Falls is considering a ban on leaf burning. Should the city finally take that step?
Yes. Sterling and Dixon have had bans for years. It’s time for Rock Falls to impose a ban.
No. It would be too great a burden for homeowners to dispose of fallen leaves in other ways.
Not sure
No opinion