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Sharon J. Legereit

March 26, 1939 — November 16, 2018

Tilden- Sharon J. Legereit, 79, of Tilden, formerly of Marion, passed away at 6:43 AM, Friday, November 16, 2018 at her home. Sharon was born on March 26, 1939 in Marion to Eli and Opal (Campbell) Tepovich. She married Wayne Legereit in 1958 in Marion. He preceded her in death in June of 1971. She was retired from Gilster Mary Lee in Tilden where she worked in production. Prior to that, she worked as a waitress at various places. Sharon was a quiet woman who kept to herself and loved and cared for her family. She enjoyed gardening flowers and baking brownies and cherry tarts for her kids. She was Pentecost faith and will be dearly missed. Survivors include- Son- Jeffrey W. Legereit and wife Kim of Tilden Daughter- Kristina M. Mahan and husband Roy of Tilden Son- Christopher Alan Legereit of Tilden Four grandchildren: Valerie Legereit Eric Owen and wife Leslie Jeremy Boaz Jason Boaz and wife Shelby Seven great grandchildren- Brandon, Bailey, Lucas, Nathan, Elizabeth, Tessa and Landon Brother- Paul Tepovich and wife Rita of rural Marion Brother- George Tepovich and wife Joan of Sparta Several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. A graveside funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, November 19, 2018 at Coal Bank Springs Cemetery in Dykersburg. Rev. Don Colson will officiate. Friends and family are asked to meet directly at the graveside. Graveside services were arranged at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion. For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit
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Monday, November 19, 2018

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, Dykersburg, IL 62987

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