Sharon Kaye Shrider, of Niles

Feb. 16, 1947 — June 29, 2020

Sharon Kaye Shrider, 73, of Niles, passed away at home with her family by her side.

Kaye was born on Feb. 16, 1947, in Robinson, Illinois, to Milford and Margaret (Purcell) Sheese.

She is preceded in death by her father, Milford and an infant daughter.

On June 24, 1967, Kaye married Frederick W. Shrider. 

Kaye is survived by her Mother Margaret Sheese, of Robinson, Illinois; her husband of 53 years, Fred; and their children, Scott (Stephanie) Shrider, of Edwardsburg, Beth Davidson, of Niles, Mandi (James) Smith, of Elkhart; six grandchildren, Kyle Shrider, Kara Shrider, Brody (Amanda Goufas) Grishaber, Zayne Grishaber, Tucker Davidson and Ellyssa Smith; and a great-granddaughter, Kinslee. She is also survived by her sisters, Jan (Chuck) Acrey, of Mishawaka, Lindy Tucker, of Robinson, Illinois; and her brother, David (Dori) Sheese, of Robinson, Illinois.

Kaye had been a church secretary for many years. She was the secretary at First Presbyterian Church in Buchanan for 12 years and then at St. John’s United Church of Christ, in Niles, for the past 13 years. Kaye enjoyed reading and crocheting. All who knew Kaye knew how much she loved her family and they her.

Visitation for Kaye will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Halbritter Wickens Funeral Home 615 E. Main St. in Niles.

A funeral service will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020, in St. John’s United Church of Christ 601 Sycamore St. Niles. Burial will follow in Mission Hills Memorial Gardens.

Kaye fought bravely against Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma). The family asks you to wear either Green for Bile Duct Cancer or Kaye’s favorite color Yellow to honor her.

Memorials in Kaye’s name may be directed to Pediatric Stroke Warriors 14401 Issaquah Hobart Rd. SE Issaquah, WA 98027.

Online condolences, memories and photos may be shared with the family at halbritterwickens.com.

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