October 20, 2020
- 7:00 PM
October 20, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
October 21, 2020
- 2:00 PM
Both services will be live streamed on our website. Sharon’s Prayer Service can be viewed below starting at 6:30 P.M. on Tuesday:
Sharon L. Barker, 79, Fargo passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Sanford Health, Fargo.
Sharon was born January 30, 1941 in Hugoton, KS to Kenneth and Goldie (Cobb) Betsworth. She graduated from Hugoton High School in 1959. She attended Emporia State Junior College where she earned a Secretarial Degree. She met William Barker and they were married on September 8, 1962 in Hugoton, KS. They lived in Emporia, KS while Bill was attending school and they eventually moved to Lawrence, KS where he completed his education. They moved to Fargo in 1968. William passed away on June 3, 2020.
Sharon worked in various clerical positions throughout the education community, including University of Kansas, NDSU, Catholic Schools Network and Catholic Family Services. She became a partner in her daughter’s childcare business and was “beloved Grandma Sharon” to many.
She enjoyed gardening and bowling as well as cheering on the NDSU Bison. She loved to spend time with her friends, especially her coffee crew. She absolutely loved to be active and involved in her children’s activities and through them she created lifelong friendships. Though her family was large and spread out, she always kept in close contact with all of her siblings and extended family.
She is survived by her children; Clarence (Alice) Barker, Sioux Falls, SD, Sandra (Jason) Jaeger, Fargo, ND, 5 grandchildren; Ryan (Carissa) Bosch, West Fargo, ND, Eric Barker, Moorhead, MN, Kaylee Barker, Moorhead, MN, Jack Jaeger, Fargo, ND, Joey Jaeger, Fargo, ND, 5 siblings, Evelyn McBride, Hugoton, KS, Ronald Betsworth, San Diego, CA, Gerry Bradford, Lufkin, TX, Doug (Teri) Betsworth, Hot Springs Village, AK, Lindsay (Colleen) Betsworth, Flower Mound, TX, brother-in-law, Dennis Barker, Shelby, MT, sister-in-law, Kathelia Baldwin, Goddard, KS and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandson, Joshua Bosch and sister, Carm Moore.
Prayer Service: 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 6:00 P.M.
Mass of Christian Burial: 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Fargo with visitation starting at 1:00 P.M.
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery North, Fargo.
Sharon’s Funeral Mass can be viewed below shortly before the Funeral Mass:
Sharon’s Video Tribute can be viewed below: