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Sharon Poupard

January 17, 1943 — February 26, 2022

Memorial service for Sharon May Poupard, 79, of Virginia will be 10 am Friday, March 4, 2022 at the Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Gilbert with Pastor Don Guttormson officiating.  Friends and family may gather one hour prior to the service.  Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.

Sharon died Saturday, February 26, 2022 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth.  She was born on January 17, 1943, the third of nine children to Neale and June (Bauer) Leete in Wadena.   Sharon attended Hibbing Vo-Tech School where she studied accounting.  Following graduation, she held various accounting jobs around Duluth and the Iron Range.  Most recently, Sharon owned and operated Jack and Jill Daycare in St. Paul.  Sharon was a gifted crafter, having enjoyed all types of creative media, including: painting, knitting, and sewing.  She took the greatest pleasure in working craft booths at numerous craft shows around the state.  She also enjoyed gardening and playing volleyball on the Jenia’s team.  She will be remembered as a loving mother with a quick witt.

Survivors include three children: Richard (Jill) Poupard of Britt, Victoria Poupard of Aurora and Michelle (John) Pulkkinen of Iron; six grandchildren: Ryan and Katie Poupard, Rock Tomassoni,  Jacob Foster, and Tyler and Jake Pulkkinen; great grandchildren: Bailey, Brody, Aillie, Evie, Zach, and Cambrie; siblings: Susan Pfieffer, Mary Frankovich, James Leete, Lani Boyer, John Leete, and special sister, Kaye DeBaere; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two grandsons: Christopher and Craig Thomas; sister, Beverly Isaacson; brother, Charles Leete; and her parents.

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Friday, March 4, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home-Gilbert

108 Broadway, Gilbert, MN 55741

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