GOWRIE - Sharon M. Wilhelmi, age 69, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Ft. Dodge. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Palmer Funeral Home in Gowrie with Pastor Jane Shepherd officiating. Friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 14 at Palmer Funeral Home in Gowrie.
Survivors include sons Earl of Gowrie and Greg (Samantha Taylor) of Boone, ex-husband Claude Wilhelmi, and brother Gary (Linda) Gallentine of Callender. Preceding her in death were her parents Earl and Miriam (Knudson) Gallentine, infant sister Diane and ex-husband Roger Jones.
Sharon M. Gallentine was born on March 18, 1943 in Ft. Dodge where she attended schools and two years at Iowa Central Community College. She was employed at Rodenborn Laundry and Ellen's Nursing Home. Sharon was united in marriage with Claude Wilhelmi on September 24, 1980. She enjoyed working with the foster grandparent program at Southeast Webster Elementary School. Sharon was a great Iowa Hawkeye fan.
Memorials may be left at the family's discretion.