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Sharon Kay Area

November 30, 1946 — October 14, 2019

Sharon K. Area, 72, of Overton, Nebraska passed away after a lengthy illness on Monday, October 14, 2019 at her home with her family by her side. She was born November 30, 1946 to Lewis and Betty (Brown) Schroeder. She grew up in the rural Elm Creek/Overton area. She attended grade school at District 96 and then attended Overton High School and graduated with the class of 1965. After graduating High School, she worked at the Campbell Soup Factory in Tecumseh, Nebraska. Sharon met Bill Area in Havensville, Kansas. They were united in marriage on February 26, 1968 in Topeka, Kansas and enjoyed 51 years of marriage. Three children were blessed to this union: Shane, Shawn and Shela. Sharon was a book keeper for over forty years for the family business. She was a very strong willed woman but would help anyone. She always put others before herself. She was a loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, foster mother for two hundred plus children, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed. Survivors include her husband Bill of Overton; children, Shane (Sherry) Area of Overton, Shawn (Mindi) Area of Overton and Shela (Tony) Kowalski of Omaha; eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Jerry (Janet) Schroeder of Lexington, Roger (Lydia) Schroeder of Gibbon and Lynn Schroeder of Overton. Sharon was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Carl. Funeral Service will be on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Overton First Christian Church with Pastor Will Thompson, officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Overton First Christian Church. Interment will be in Overton Cemetery following the services. Memorials are suggested to the Overton Volunteer Fire Department. Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by
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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Overton First Christian Church

601 C St, Overton, NE 68863

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