Agnes C. Olson Sharp Buroker, Janesville, WI (1928-2013)
December 7, 1928 - December 8, 2013
Agnes C. Olson Sharp Buroker, age 85, of Janesville, died peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Cozy Lil Acres, Janesville. She was born in Crawford County, on Dec. 7, 1928, the daughter of Odin and Clara (Nundahl) Olson. She was one of ten children. Agnes married Earl Sharp in Viroqua on July 10, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 1964. They had six children together. She married Clifford Buroker on June 17. 1967, in Beloit, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 2011. Clifford and Agnes were snowbirds and spent 23 years in Florida. She had been employed by Piggly Wiggly and retired in January of 1984. She was a former member of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, a current member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, and the Loyal Order of Moose.
Agnes is survived by her son, Russell (Margie) Sharp of Orfordville; four daughters: Cathy (Gary) Melby of South Beloit, Sandra (Richard) Krueger, Lecia (Dale) Heitsman, both of Janesville; stepdaughter, Sandra (Mike) Barbour of Lizella, GA; stepson, Sherman (Judy) Buroker of Beloit; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three brothers: Clifford (Mary) Olson, Ervan and Orland Olson; one sister, Mildred Tollefson; and two sisters-in-law, Alberta Joseph and Betty Hamilton; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; four sons: Roger Sharp and Ricky Sharp, twin sons, Elton and Edwin; brother, Robert Olson; and sisters, Bennetta Nelson, Helen Erickson, Selma Sharp and Anna Ewers.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at MT. CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH with Rev. Cory Rajek officiating. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 10 until 11 a.m. at the CHURCH. Interment will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com
Our family would like to thank the Cozy Lil Acres staff and the owners, Mary and Jodelle for the wonderful care they gave Mom. Also Mt. Calvary’s Pastor Cory Rajek and sister Jan for their many visits.