Sharon Lee Haman, 79, of North Mankato, died April 9, 2021 at her home surrounded by family.
Memorial Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 15, 2021 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Mankato with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery at a later date. The family prefers memorials be given to Mayo Hospice, Mankato or St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mankato Mortuary is assisting the family.
Sharon was born August 2, 1941 to Lester and Evelyn (Gibbs) Marquardt in Clarkfield, Minnesota. She graduated from Wabasso High School in 1959. While in school, she enjoyed being a cheerleader and was voted the homecoming queen during her senior year. Following high school, she attended Mankato Beauty Academy. On June 4, 1961, Sharon married Richard Haman at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Mapleton. After their marriage, they lived in Oakland, California before moving to North Mankato. Together, they raised two children, Richard “Rick” and Mark.
Over the years, Sharon worked a variety of jobs, most notably at Carlson Craft for 20 years and was also a stay-at-home mom. In her free time, she enjoyed reading, keeping up with current events, thrifting, helping at church, trips to the lake cabin on 3rd Crow Wing Lake near Nevis, Minnesota, and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
Sharon is survived by her sons, Rick (Lisa) Haman of Madison Lake and Mark (Lori) Haman of Mankato; grandchildren, Trevor (Morgan), Sarah, Josie, and Jenna; and sister, Cathleen (Mark) Sexton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard in 2012; and sister, Darlene (Calvin) Johnson.