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Sharon Lynn Elliott, 63, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at 4:39 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
She was born April 17, 1954, in Denbigh, Va., to Jerry and Mary (Bateman) Stevens.
Sharon was a registered nurse for Franciscan St. Anthony Health, Michigan City, for more than 18 years. She enjoyed puzzles, reading, sewing and spending time with her grandchildren.
On Jan. 9, 1980, in Terre Haute, Ind., she married the love of her life, Gary D. Elliott, who survives.
Also surviving are four children, Jessica (Matthew) Fleck of New Carlisle, Gary (Jennifer) Elliott of Crown Point, and Elizabeth (Jerrod) Kniola and Kathleen Elliott, both of La Porte; three stepdaughters, Joe Ellen Tyler, Heather Elliott and Jennifer Grimes; four sisters, Karen Brown and Jerri Lynn Heskett, both of Brazil, Ind.; and Robin and Judy Stevens, both of Owings Mills, Md.; one brother, Larry (Patti) Stevens of Mooresville, Ind.; six grandchildren, Emma and Olivia Fleck, Colin Elliott, Paisley and Amelia Elliott, and Derek Kniola; and her work family at Franciscan St. Anthony Health.
Preceding in death were her parents and one brother-in-law.
A funeral celebrating her life will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at Lakeview Funeral Home and Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Road, La Porte, 219-362-3100, with Pastor James Bouslog officiating. A visitation and viewing will be held from 2 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Carmel Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.
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Published on August 18, 2017
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