Sharron Ann Ladyga, 75, of Bismarck, ND, formerly of Dowagiac, MI, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24th, 2018.
Sharron was born November 25, 1942 in Dowagiac, MI to the late James Andrew and Pauline Elizabeth (Hills) Downey. She grew up and made a life for her family in Dowagiac, later moving to Warrensburg, MO and then Bismarck, ND. Sharron loved and lived for spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also loved to shop! We never knew what she may be bringing home from frequent trips to the store or from television networks. Sharron was a strong, independent woman who always spoke her mind, often to the surprise of those around her! She made friends wherever she lived and will be remembered by many. She will be missed by all.
She is survived by her two daughters, Dr. Kelly M. Sparks of Evansville, IN, Dr. Dannielle L. (Bret) Ruff of Steele, ND, one son Barry W. (Peggy Shelby) Sparks of Otsego, MI and honorary daughter Julie (the late Steve) Johnson of Dowagiac. Four Grand Children Brandon (Brittany) Sparks and Cassie Sparks, Elizabeth Ruff (David Doll) and Abigail (Matthew) Buller and 5 Great Grand Children Quianna, Kinley, Blakelee, Brystol and Addison.
A memorial service is planned for a later date.