Sharon L. Schmitt, 76

Sharon L. Schmitt, 76, of Otsego passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at her home in Otsego. She was born Sept. 13, 1942, in Allegan the daughter of Mac and Dorothy (Germain) Bailey.

Sharon enjoyed knitting, crocheting, going to craft shows and hunting for antiques and items for her family and friends. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed decorating her home. Sharon had a caring heart and always thought of others before herself.

On Dec. 6, 1958, she married Joseph Schmitt who survives. Also surviving are her daughters, Beth Ann (Ronnie Marks) Schmitt and Laurie (David “DJ” Babbitt) Schmitt; grandson Asa (A’ndria Uherek) Lakeman; four great-grandchildren; and her brother Norman (Secrett) Bailey.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son Joey Schmitt in 2016; and by her sister JoAnn Gallagher.

According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be Saturday, April 27, at 11 a.m., at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, with Pastor Greg Carlson officiating. Burial of ashes will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery at a later time.

Contributions in memory of Sharon may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice.

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