Sharon Sue (Roehrkasse) Kachmitterv
Sharon Sue (Roehrkasse) Kaschmitter, 73, passed away surrounded by family on April 9, 2014. Her death was due to a traumatic head injury caused by a fall. She was born on Aug. 23, 1940, to Laurence and Marjorie Roehrkasse in Williamsburg.
Matthew and Sharon were married Nov. 30, 1963, and they shared 50 vibrant years together.
Born and raised in Williamsburg, she earned her diploma from Williamsburg High School in 1958. She attended St. Luke’s School of Nursing where she received her RN degree and then Coe College where she received her BSN degree. She also completed graduate work at the University of Iowa.
Sharon devoted her life to family, friends and her nursing profession; hospitals, schools, and research.
She leaves a legacy for her husband Matthew, children Lisa (Randy) Vogel, Mark (Bronda) Kaschmitter, grandchildren Luke and Elizabeth Kaschmitter, brothers Larry (Karol) Roehrkasse, John (Nancy) Roehrkasse, and Don (Ann) Roehrkasse.
She volunteered with many non-profit organizations and was an active member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran church in North Liberty.
A memorial service will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in North Liberty on May 30 at 2 p.m. with visitation prior to the service beginning at 12:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations may be made to
Susan G. Koman Race for the Cure, The American Heart Association, Gentiva Hospice or Alzheimer’s Association of East Central Iowa.
Condolences may be posted at www.lindquistmortuary.com.