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Fred A. Sharar, Sr

Apr 28, 2019
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Services:

Military rites conducted at 6:30 PM by Waterloo AMVETS Post #19, Evansdale AMVETS Post #31, and the United States Marine Corps honors detail.

Visitation:

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Locke Funeral Home

Cemetery:

Memorials:

 May be directed to the family.

Biography

Fred A. Sharar, Sr., 85, of Parkersburg, died Sunday, April 28, 2019, at UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital.

Fred was born August 11, 1933, in Estherville, son of Homer and Erma St. Clair Sharar, after Homer’s death he was raised by his step-father Earl Thompson.

Fred served with U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.

He worked at John Deere for 30 years as a core finisher. He was also a member of Ridgeway Bethel Baptist Church.

Fred is survived by two sons, Fred A. (Lori) Sharar‚ Jr. of Waterloo, and Aaron Sharar of Cedar Falls; two daughters, Theresa Sharar of Washburn‚ and Dawn (Bob) Parks of Fairmont‚ MN; one brother, Norman (Xanta) Sharar of Sumner; one sister, Ethel Stocks of Evansdale; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three step-daughters, Michelle (Stan) Hood of Cedar Falls, Tammy (Pat Burt) Stapleton of Aurora‚ CO, and Roberta (Joe) Pope of Waterloo; and one step-son, Craig (Cindy) Stuber of Grundy Center.

He is preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Earl Thompson; two brothers, Merle and Elmer Sharar; step-daughter, Denise M. Boose; step-grandson, Michael Eiffler; step-granddaughter, Jennifer Boose; a step great-grandson, Kaleb Reddout; and a brother-in-law, Carl Stocks.

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  1. Gladys Sturgill | Apr 30, 2019

    Rest in peace Fred.  The last 17 days were 

    very difficult for you. You fought a hard battle. 

    You are with the Lord now, He will look after

    you now.    Gerald and Gladys

  2. BOOTZ | Apr 30, 2019
     I WILL MISS YOU FOREVER AND ALWAYS! TO MUCH FOR ME TO WRITE REGARDING OVER 30 YEARS AS MY BFF!  THANKS FRED FOR THE LOVED AND AWESOME  MEMORIES THAT I WILL HOLD, UNTIL I SEE YOU, AGAIN.  I LOVE YOU, FRED  (WILD-SIDE, FRED).

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