Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 28, 2013

Sharon K. Latimer

TRAVERSE CITY — Sharon Kay Latimer, 71, of Traverse City and formerly of Warren, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Bortz Health Care in Traverse City. Sharon was born on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 1941, to the late Robert and Elma (Brown) Latimer in Lansing.

A graduate of Royal Oak High School, Sharon continued her education at Michigan State University and then worked as a medical laboratory technician until her retirement.

She moved to Traverse City in 2011 to be near her sister.

Sharon loved to cook and bake, and enjoyed music and working cross-stitch.

She is survived by her sister, Joan (Charlie) Chamberlain, of Traverse City; her niece, Robin (Stephen) Nance; nephew, Randy (Mari) Chamberlain, all of Traverse City; a nephew, Brian (Cathy) Chamberlain, of Jackson, Tenn.; and great-nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her nephew, Charles (Chas) Chamberlain III.

Private family services will be held. Following cremation, interment will be in Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Cherryland Humane Society, 1750 Ahlberg Road, Traverse City, MI 49686.

You may share your thoughts and memories of Sharon with her family by way of her online guest book at

The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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