Sharon K. Keroff

Oct 16, 2019
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10:30 AM, Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1st & Sycamore Streets, La Porte City


4:00 to 7:00 PM, Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at Locke Funeral Home, 1519 West 4th St., Waterloo


Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo


to the family


Sharon Kay Keroff, 76, of La Porte City, IA, died at Sunnycrest Nursing Center in Dysart, IA,  on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from complications of a long illness.

She was born April 15, 1943, in Waterloo, IA, the daughter of Clyde and Ethel Gibson Kistner. She married Duane G. Keroff on November 17, 1963, at the First Presbyterian Church in Waterloo.

She worked at Montgomery Ward’s Department Store, Whitaker Foods, Holiday Inn Downtown Waterloo and for a short time at the La Porte City Nursing Home retiring due to health reasons. Sharon was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in La Porte City where she was active in the church circles.

In her youth, Sharon enjoyed roller skating and later bowling. She liked playing cards, especially “500” and she and Duane belonged to a card club for many years. Above all, she loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.

Sharon is survived by her husband, Duane; three sons: Steve and wife Kathy of St. Louis‚ MO and their son, Philip, Stuart and wife Anne of St. Paul‚ MN and their children, Maddie and Sam, and Spencer and wife Lisa of Urbandale, IA and their children, Chloe, Josiah, Layla and Liliana; a step-daughter, Patty Theisen and husband Donny of Fridley‚ MN and children, Nicole and her children, Brittany and Jordan and Ben and his daughter, Brileon. Sharon is also survived by her two sisters, Marilyn Haag of Waterloo and Debbie Miller and husband Steve of Jesup, IA; and two brothers, Ron Kistner of Omaha and Mike Kistner and wife Margaret of  Minneapolis.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Marcella “Marcie” Peterson; two brothers-in-law, Howard Haag and Rich Peterson; and a sister-in-law, Kay Kistner.


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  1. Marvin and Sue Hrubes | Oct 24, 2019
     Our prayers and sympathy to all of Sharon's family.  Sorry to hear the sad news.  Always such a nice lady. 
  2. Maggie Aydt | Oct 21, 2019

     Maggie Aydt (Kathy Keroff Aunt)

    My deepest sympathy to your family. I know how difficult it is to go through this as my Husband passed away a little over a year ago. Sorry Steve & Kathy but I am not able to attend any of her services but will be thinking about her. God Bless her and the family. 

  3. Robert and Kate Connell | Oct 19, 2019

    Thank you Aunt Sharon for being a part of my life.  Always smiling, supportive, gentle and a wicked card player!  Uncle Duane is lucky to have her as a loving wife and mother to their three great sons. We all should have people like her in our lives.  God bless.

  4. Kathy...Patty's friend | Oct 18, 2019
    my prayers are with you and your family....hang on to the good times...
  5. Jeff and Kathy Youngquist | Oct 17, 2019
    Heartfelt Condolences!

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