January 21, 2021
Sharon Ann Wilson was the fifth of six children born to Robert and Betty (Fobes) Wilson was born on March 25, 1957. Sharon was a typical farm girl growing up southwest of Mankato. She began grade school at Ionia and later transferred to Jewell schools, where she graduated from high school in 1975.
Sharon grew up with three older brothers, Bob, Jerry and Rich; one younger, brother, Curt; and one older sister, Diane. An older brother, Larry died at birth.
Her early life consisted of the usual farm chores inside and out. She enjoyed the outdoors and playing with the farm dogs and cats.