Sharon M. Maurer

sharon m.  maurer
Sharon Mae Maurer, age 74, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2020, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo ND. She was born on April 27, 1945 in Britton SD to Walter and Stella Nelson of Cayuga ND. Sharon graduated from Sargent Central High School in Foreman ND in 1963. Sherelocated to Fargo in 1964 and married John A Maurer on June 26, 1965. Sharon touched many lives with her love and generosity. She enjoyed working and “visiting” with customers at multiple drugs stores in Fargo throughout her career. She loved spoiling her grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling with her loving husband John. Sharon will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and a dear friend to many. She will be greatly missed. Sharon is survived by Husband John; Son, John C (Kali), grandchildren Bo and Cooper, Saint Paul, MN; Son-in-Law Joe Knudson, grandchildren Sam and Max, Coon Rapids MN; Sister, Shirley Thompson, Grand Forks; Sister, Kay (Harry) Erickson, Cedar, MN; Sister-in-law Revenia Nelson, Lidgerwood ND; Sister-in-Law Doris Nelson, St. Louis Park, MN; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Stella Nelson; Daughter, Jodi Knudson; Brothers, Willmar, Emmeth, Clifford, Donald, Walt; Sisters, Evelyn Nelson, Vivian Nelson; Sisters and Brother-in –laws, Jeanette and Clarence Busch, Betty and Art Erickson, Marion and Victor Velek, Eleanor and Ed Kreklau, Jill and Roy Glarum, Donna and Morris Christenson, Maurine and John Fulmer; Brother- in-law Dwayne Thompson; and nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be held in Fargo ND at Boulger Funeral home, on Friday February 7. Visitation starts at 2pm and services start at 3pm. No flowers are preferred.

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  1. May Sharon Rest In Peace with the Heavenly Father whom she so dearly loved. My love to her family and friends. God bless you all.

  2. Dear John, we are so sorry you lost your sweet Sharon. We send you our love, hugs and prayers. Mike and Sarah

  3. Thinking of you at this sad time. Always liked to run in to Sharon at the drug store. Jodi was one of our best employees and now will welcome mom in heaven ❤️

  4. John, my old friend, I am so sorry, for your loss, Sharon was such a lovely person, I know what she meant to you and it is mine and Sarah’s prayer that you and your family may find peace and comfort as time passes. Talk to you soon.

  5. If it is true that the measure of a life is not only what you do but what you leave behind, Sharon truly lived a good life. There are a lot of better people walking this earth because of what she and Big John started, and what Lil John and Jodi continued.

    My love, thoughts, and respect to you all.

  6. My aunt Sharon will be greatly missed! She was a great lady who would give the shirt off her back. God bless all of her family in their time of need.

  7. Our hearts go out to you, John, and your family.
    we would be there for her Celebration of Life, but we are in Arizona. We remember all the fun times we had in our younger years.

  8. John and JC our hearts are broken for you. I wish I could have talked with her one last time. She was like a ray of sunshine and we often talk about our visits with you all. Heaven sure gained one more angel . Gary will give you a call after you have time to rest. He is in the hospital with pneumonia right now. Please know we love you guys and I know she can breathe freely and is celebrating being with Jodi. Still think of her often. Love and prayers. Frances Mabe

  9. John,
    Sending you thoughts of love and peace during this difficult time.
    Your friends at the Osgood Golf Course

  10. So sorry to hear about Sharon. I worked with her for many years at Osco Drug. She was a dear person to work with and know. My prayers are with you all.

  11. Never a dull moment working with Sharon so sad to hear this thinking of you John and family. Rest In Peace Sharon you will be missed.

  12. John, I am grieving your loss and my prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. Remember the good times with a loving embrace of the life you had together. God rest the soul of your departed …

  13. I send our sympathy to you. Sharon’s dad, Walter was a cousin of my dad, Axel Nelson. I attended Rutland Consolidated with many of Sharon’s siblings….Donna, Donald, Maurine, Walter, and Deanna and Sharon was the age of my brothers, Doc, Turk, Cliff, and Dennis.
    We will give a donation in Sharon’s memory to the little country South Trinity Cemetery Upkeep fund where Walter and Stella and several of their family are buried.. our cemetery is financially struggling to keep sufficient funds for the mowing. Blessings.

  14. Auntie Sharon. The youngest of all children from Stella and Walter Nelson. My heart goes out to Uncle John and family. She was one of my Cool and awesome aunts. She has been and always will be in my heart with all the memories to boot. I feel like the lucky one to have me as her family. God bless all, may the angels hold all who need the extra strength to get through these tuff times.

    No more pain, family will welcome Sharon to the gates of heaven. With no doubt that Jodi will be standing before all others. Thank you God for the time you give us on earth with family and when we get to see them again in heaven. Until we meet again. Hugs and kisses. I love you Auntie Sharon. XXXOOO

  15. So sorry for your loss. I remember Sharon coming to Sargent Central in1959 as a bright eyed beautiful gal.
    Personality plus! May she Rest In Peace.
    Bonita Meester Baltes

  16. Sharon was one of my bet friends in high school. I only saw her once after graduation when she was working in White Drug in North Fargo. May she Rest In Peace. Phyllis Hoefs Nelson

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