Sharon Sue Boysel, age 78 of DeMotte, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Franciscan Health of Crown Point. A private memorial service for family and friends will be held at a later date.
Sharon was born in Michigan City, Indiana on October 6, 1943 to John and Iris (McAllister) Held. She was a graduate of Ball State University, received her Master's degree in Education, and taught in public education for 35 years. Sharon was a Delta Kappa Gamma sister, a member of DeMotte United Methodist Church, an avid piano player, reader, and traveler. She was a cherished mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend.
Sharon is survived by her children: Sean (Nicole) Boysel of Sunbury, PA and Shelley (Scott) Ganzeveld of DeMotte, IN; 4 grandchildren: Kyleigh Boysel, Megon Ganzeveld, Casey Hennings, Ashley Washington; brother, Gary (Judi) Held of Battlecreek, MI and sister, Jan Seifert of Valparaiso.
She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, John Held.
The family has entrusted Jackson Funeral Service of DeMotte with Sharon's wishes to be cremated.
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