Sharonlee Marie Klee

WILSON – Sharonlee Marie Klee, 71, N16754 Bellefeuille Ln, Wilson, passed away early Thursday morning, July 24, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on March 8, 1943, in Milwaukee, Wis., daughter of Harry and Cecile (LaFave) Kraczek. At the age of five, her family moved to Wilson. Sharon graduated from Bark River High School in 1961.

On July 15, 1961, Sharon married George Klee at St. Francis Xavier Church in Spalding.

Sharon worked for Robinson Furniture for 30 years and the Island Resort and Casino for 14 years until her retirement in 2014.

She was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bark River.

She enjoyed knitting, sewing blankets for the Heart of the North Lions Club, gardening, volunteering at bingo at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility, going to sporting events with her children and grandchildren, and she loved her pets and bird watching.

Among survivors include four daughters, Donna (Robert) Otradovec of Wilson, Cheryl (Scott) Betters of Powers, Marilyn Belanger (fiance, Todd) of Wilson and Barbara Klee of Wilson; sister, Patricia (Antone) Ouradnik of Wilson; seven grandchildren, Casey (Matt) Ball, Kayla (Nick) Starnes, Joshua Belanger, Nicole (David) Klein, Natily Betters, Dylan and Brendyn Kuehl; three great-grandchildren, Jackson Ball, Katelyn and Ella Starnes; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 29, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 6 p.m. with Rev. Darryl Pepin officiating. A meal will follow in the church hall.

Burial will be in Spalding Township Cemetery.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Klee family.