Sharon Kay Aernie, 66, of Mattawan, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2023.
She was born November 9, 1956, in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Edward O. Arnold and Mary Emma (Menz) Arnold.
Sharon was passionate about animals and the outdoors. She kept busy with her gardening hobby and camping with her girlfriends a couple times a year. She also kept active with the Paw Paw Lions Club where she loved socializing and playing Bingo. Her outgoing personality and her heart of gold drew others to her, she also made her opinion known, never sugar coating anything. With Sharon's sight restricting her from driving a car, she got around the property on her Kabota, going back and forth to her mother's home helping her around the house and spoiling the kids with rides.
Sharon is survived by her mother, Mary Emma (Menz) Arnold, her sister, Ellen (Jeffrey) Rebenstorf, two nephews, Jason (Juanita) Rebenstorf and Jeremy Rebenstorf; one niece, Elissia (Matt) Pruitt; three great nephews, Jason Rebenstorf, Jr., John Rebenstorf and Kingston Pruitt; one great niece, Sonja Rebenstorf.
Sharon was preceded in death by her sister, Diane Lee (Cecil Moore) Arnold-Moore and her father, Edward O. Arnold.
Family and friends are invited to gather for a memorial service at Almena United Methodist Church, 27503 C.R. 375, Paw Paw, Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Len Schoenherr officiating. Inurnment will take place at Almena Cemetery. Following services, there will be a time of food and fellowship held at the church.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Paw Paw Lions Club or the Almena United Methodist Church.
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Paw Paw Lions Club
P.O. Box 92, Paw Paw MI 49079
Almena United Methodist Church
27503 C.R. 375, Paw Paw MI 49079