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February 24, 1940 - August 29, 2021

Sharon will be laid to rest in a private graveside service at Ft. Custer National Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to SHALOM of Kalamazoo.

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Age 81, passed into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father on August 29, 2021. She was born to Everett and Cleo (Muir) Mort on February 24, 1940. Married in 1961, she and Louis Richard Terpstra were husband and wife for nearly 60 years. With Lou at her side, Sharon was the devoted mother of Michelle (Troy) Larson, Anne (Fred) Rapp, Andrew Terpstra, Richard (Amy) Terpstra; the proud grandmother of Emily (Cammeron), Nicholas, Darby, Benjamin, Ashlee (Collin), Tyler, Simon, Adeline, Brandon (Erin), Shawn (Lelah), Heather (Zac), Sarah (Philip), Tyler, Emily (Caleb); and the loving great-grandmother of Dylan, Henley, Maya, Sofia, and Hunter. Sharon is also survived by her sisters, Rita and Mary (Mike); her step-siblings, Everett (Kathy), Janice (Jim) and David; her in-laws, Sandy, Ken (Jackie), Larry (Katie), Harold (Marty) Peg; and numerous nieces and nephews. Sharon was humble and kind, generous and caring, always there for her family and friends with a listening ear and words of encouragement. Love for her family was the center of her life.  Sharon was a joy to all and she will be greatly missed.