Sharon Roland, 68, passed away Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer.
Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 19, at Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven. Rev. Roger Maize officiated the 11 a.m. service. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven.
Sharon Kay Roland, daughter of Kenneth and Lois Atkinson, was born May 26, 1941 in Rolfe, Ia.
On Dec. 12, 1959, Sharon was united in marriage to LaDean W. Roland at the United Methodist Church in Ruthven. To this union two children were born.
Sharon was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband LaDean on May 14, 2009.
She is survived by her children: Tamara Kay Kyte and her husband, Donald of Spencer, and Danny Wesley Roland of Boone; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters; as well as many relatives and friends.