Sharon Kay German
Sharon K. German, 70, of Moline, Illinois, died Friday, February 7, 2020, at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis. She was born September 21, 1949 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, to Gilbert and Doris (TenDolle) Oonk. On July 6, 1974, she married Robert G. German, and together they spent their very best years living in Clinton, Iowa, and Fulton, Illinois.
Sharon earned degrees in nursing and elementary education. She served on countless boards and community fundraising events throughout the years. She was also very actively involved in her churches: St. John's Episcopal, Christ Episcopal and most recently Zion Lutheran. At the time of her death, Sharon was a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood-Chapter BL, the Fulton Book Club, and Zion Lutheran Church. She loved to read, travel, and spend time with her family.
Sharon is survived by her mother, Doris Oonk, of Oostburg, Wisconsin; her children, Robert (Melissa), Timothy, and Matthew (Myriah); grandchildren Katheryn (Michael) Flanigan, Robert, Riley, Miranda, Jacob, Nathan and Joshua German; her siblings, Robert (Betty) Oonk, Deb (John) Eiring and Cindy (Trent) Schwanda; and many nieces and nephews. Sharon's husband, Bob, and father, Gilbert Oonk, preceded her in death.
A memorial service for Sharon will be held at Zion Lutheran Church on February 15, 2020, at 12:00 noon. Friends may meet the family prior to the service beginning at 10:00 am. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 439 - 3rd Avenue South, Clinton, Iowa, or a charity of your choice. Snell-Zornig Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements; condolences may be expressed by visiting
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From Dr. Soderstrom and the Soderstrom team.
Feb 14, 2020
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Michael and Patti Oonk
Feb 14, 2020
Sorry to learn of your loss. Many fond memories of our cousin Sharon.
Mike and Patti Oonk
Eleanor Dodyk
Feb 14, 2020
I was so sorry to hear this sad news. Sincere condolences - you will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Georgeann Kreiter
Feb 13, 2020
Sharon was one of the people who was very instrumental in working on " Art in the Park in Clinton for several years. One of the special events Sharon helped to organize was the "Mash Bash" in Clinton, (fund raiser for Jane Lamb Hospital) She was probably one of the hardest worker for that event.