Passed on: October 25th, 2012
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Sharon Haukaas (nee Rathwell) on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the age of 70. Sharon was born, raised and educated near Moose Jaw, SK. She became a hairdresser, fantastic cook, and meticulous housekeeper. Mom loved to ski, camp, and work in her yard. Sharon was a loving wife, incredible mom and grandma, and loyal friend. She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband Lyle "Buster"; two daughters, Kim (Rob) Girard; Angela (Stuart) Deering; three step-children, Brenda Haukaas; Kevin (Dana) Haukaas; Mark Haukaas; grandchildren Alicia, Derek, and Dylan; Brandon; Travis, Troy, and Kallie; Dylan and Meghan; one brother Morris (Cheryl) Rathwell; two brothers–in-law, Duane (Elaine) Haukaas; Ron (Jean) Haukaas; “adopted” brother Bob (Norma) Heffel; numerous nieces, nephews and many special friends. Sharon was predeceased by her son Todd Coates, her father Harold Rathwell, mother Eileen Walsh, brother Larry Rathwell, sister-in-law Gwen Rathwell and step-mother, Amy Rathwell. A Memorial Tea will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Lounge and Court at St. Andrew's Church (use Athabasca St. Entrance) from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Anyone wishing to share their memories of Sharon is welcome to do so.