Sharon's Story

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Sharon J. Gill, 70, Peru, passed away at 3:35 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2017, in Miller's Merry Manor, Peru, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.
Born July 16, 1947, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Robert G. and Delores Rance Thompson. Her parents preceded her in death. On Nov. 16, 1968, in Logansport, Sharon was married to Stephen Gill, who survives.
A 1965 graduate of Logansport High School, Sharon attended John Herron School of Art in Indianapolis and Indiana University in Kokomo. Sharon enjoyed classical music, painting and drawing and animals. Sharon enjoyed her family and her grandchildren most of all.
Sharon had been an occupational therapist at the Logansport State Hospital.
Surviving, in addition to her husband; are sons, Stephen M. (Keisa) Gill II, Bonita Springs, Florida, and Shawn J. A. (Mia) Gill, Jasper, Georgia; daughters, Shara C. E. Alvarado, Peru, Shealey M (Tony) Pena, Logansport, and Stephanie R. (Brian) Lanter, Winchester; brothers, Robert E. (Patty) Thompson, Warner Robins, Georgia, and Danny Thompson, Fort Myers, Florida; mother-in-law, Irene Gill, Logansport; 20 grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
An infant daughter, Schantell Gill, preceded her in death.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Kroeger Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4, also at the funeral home, with Rev. Stephen Michael Gill II officiating. Interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cass County or Miami County Humane Society. Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com.
Published on July 30, 2017
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