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Margaret “Sharon” Calkins

April 19, 2019
Emmetsburg News

Margaret "Sharon" Calkins, 82, she earned her heavenly angel wings in Loveland, CO on Saturday, April 6, 2019

She was born in Lu Verne, IA on Feb. 20, 1937. She attended St. Mary's Catholic High School in Emmetsburg and continued her education at St. Joseph Mercy School of Nursing in Sioux City. She then continued her career as a Registered Nurse for 41 years.

Sharon married Donald Calkins from Mallard on June 6, 1959. They were blessed with four children: Kevin Calkins (Donna) of Littleton, CO, Kimberly Calkins of Windsor, CO, Kathy Miller of Loveland, CO and Kent Calkins (Leslie) of Lander, WY. Her six grandchildren brought exceptional joy to her life: Kyle, Ryan, Sarah, Nick, Kaitlin, and Jaren; as well as two great grandchildren Jackson and Annie Rose.

Sharon is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Don; her four children; and her five siblings Karen Ruddy (Victor) of Emmetsburg, Tim Jackson (Beverly) of Emmetsburg, Kathleen Jackson of LaGrange, IL, Jackie Rene (Gary) of Savage, MN and Michael Jackson of LaGrange, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Parish on Thursday, April 11. A reception at the church followed Mass. Interment was held at Loveland Burial Park.

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