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Obituary: Sharon K. Manninen

As received from the Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes:

Sharon K. Manninen, 74, a resident of Hancock, passed away Friday, March 5, 2021, at her home following a short illness.

      She was born on April 16, 1946, in Hancock, the daughter of the late Felix and Gertrude (Pyykkonen) Butkonen.  Sharon was raised in Mason and was a graduate of the Dollar Bay High School with the class of 1964.  She then received her RN degree from Harper Nursing School in Detroit, MI.

   Sharon returned to the Copper Country and worked as a Registered Nurse for Portage Hospital and the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock, until retiring to help care for her mother.

     She enjoyed spending time with her family, managing the Red Wings and Tigers from her recliner, playing games on her computer and was an avid reader.

     Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband, Charles Manninen, and numerous aunts and uncles.

     Surviving are:

                        Her son: Jeffrey (Diana “Veronica” Hall) Manninen of Altoona, WI

                        Her grandchildren: Amanda & Jordan Manninen and Dallas & Skylar Hall

            Her brother: John (Renée) Butkonen of Lake Linden

            Her nieces and nephew: Kari Holzberger, Erik Butkonen & Teri Brady

            Her special cousins: Katherine Baillargeon, Mary Carlson & Christine Bissett

            Her aunt: Anita Henderson of Downey, CA

            Several cousins, and great-nieces and nephews

     As requested, no service will take place at this time.

    To view Sharon’s obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit www.memorialchapel.net [memorialchapel.net].

     The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes are assisting the family with the arrangements.

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