Lillian Sharman

Lillian B. Sharman

Tuesday, May 13th, 1919 - Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Lillian B. Sharman

Lillian B. Sharman age 99 of Sidney, NE passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care in Sidney.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, January 12th in the St. Paul’s Lutheran church with Reverend Cory Burman officiating. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Sidney. Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel on Friday from 5-7:00 P.M. and continue on Saturday from 9:00 A.M. until service time at the church. Memorials may be directed to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. You may view Lillian’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at
Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is assisting with Lillian’s care and funeral arrangements.
Lillian Belle Martha (Badziong) Sharman was born May 13, 1919, in Sidney, Nebraska to William and Lola (Jones) Badziong. Lillian was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran South Divide Church. She attended Trinity Lutheran Garden School and graduated from Sidney High School in 1937. On September 29, 1940, Lillian married her high school sweetheart, Verne Sharman, at St; Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sidney. She lived her entire life in Cheyenne County.
Lillian and Verne farmed north of Colton, Nebraska. She was a very active member of St. Paul’s
Lutheran Church, and served on the board of liberty School District for several years. Lillian enjoyed doing needle work and crocheting, making quilts and blankets for all of her children grandchildren. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Lillian is survived by: Son –Don (Cindy) Sharman of Lodgepole, NE, Grandchildren- Darrell (Amanda) Sharman of Lodgepole, NE; and Angel Sharman of Casper, WY: Son-Lyle Sharman of Columbus, NE: Daughter-Peggy (Maynard) Holtorf of Hordville, NE, Grandchildren-Jennifer (John) Kehr of Eagan, MN; Andrew (Ashley) Holtorf of Hordville, NE; Katie (Shawn) Kreizel of Fullerton, NE; and Schott Holtorf of Hordville, NE; Son-Gary (Jean) Sharman of Columbus, NE; Grandchildren-Jonathan (Brittany) Sharman of Beaverton, OR; Erika (Tye) Hanke of Omaha, NE; Jared (Melissa) Sharman of Omaha, NE; and Derek (Shayla) Sharman of Columbus, NE; Daughter-Marlene (Don) Wiechman of West Point, NE; Grandchild-Emily (Aaron) Knust of Lincoln, NE; 17 great-grandchildren and sister-in-law- Ada Sharman of Sidney, NE.
Lillian was preceded in death by: parents-William and Lola Badziong, husband-Verne Sharman, brother-Lester Badziong and brother-in-law-Earl Sharman
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Friday, January 11th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Gehrig-Stitt Chapel
    1140 10th Avenue
    SIDNEY, NE 69162
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    Visitation at the church also on January 12th from 9:00 until service time
  • Service

    Saturday, January 12th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday, January 12th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Paul's Lutheran Church
    1425 Maple St.
    SIDNEY, NE 69162
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    Reverend Cory Burma
  • Interment

    Greenwood Cemetery
    530 Greenwood Rd.
    SIDNEY, NE 69162
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Linda/Leonard Suhr

Posted at 06:33am
To the precious family of Lillian, may God comfort you. Lil was our family friend and our heart mourns with you. Loved her contagious smile and pioneer spirit.

Laura Chavez

Posted at 06:10pm
From the Chavez family, we are sorry for your loss.
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Dorothy Brauer

Posted at 01:56pm
Lillian was the neatest lady I have ever known we had a fun trip across Nebraska many years ago when I brought her with me to spend Christmas with our families I am so glad I got to see her and hug her on my last trip to Sidney my thoughts and prayers are with you Dorothy Clemons Brauer

Tim & Roxi Engelland

Posted at 09:26pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. She was a cherished friend of my mother, Rita Engelland.

Sharon Van Cleave

Posted at 02:11pm
Enjoyed our visit with Lillian in August. Thoughts and prayers are with your family. You have many years of memories to keep in your hearts.

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