THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Sharon A. LaFond
Issue Date: September 13, 2018
Sharon Ann (Konop) LaFond, 73, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 after a 12 year journey with cancer.
Born May 30, 1945 in Lena, she was a loving, devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her last gift to others was the organ donation of her corneas to two transplant recipients.
She will be remembered for her kind heart and compassion for others, even in times of pain and suffering.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Darrell and his two children, Michelle and Mark (Lisa) LaFond; six grandchildren; special friends, Tom, Jonathan and Kirsten; four brothers, Wilbur, Leonard (Mary Ann), Roger and Larry (Luella) Konop; a sister, Judy; a brother-in-law, Roger Balthazor; a sister-in-law, Viette Hornick and many cousins; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by parents Joseph and Angeline Konop; four sisters, Jeanette Neveu, Marian Rost, Rose Marie Krejcarek and Mildred Grooms and a brother, Ronald Konop.
Visitation was held at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in DePere on Friday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. until time of a Memorial Mass and Celebration of Life at 10:30 a.m., followed by a luncheon. Internment for immediate family was held at Allouez Catholic Cemetery and Chapel Mausoleum. Memorials can be made in her memory to Darrell LaFond for a donation to her favorite charities. Newcomer Funeral Home of Green Bay assisted the family with arrangements.