Sharon Linnie May Setefano, age 74, of Burlington WA, passed away on Dec. 22, 2012.

Sharon was born in Seattle. She lived in America Samoa for most of her last 20 years. She had a ministry to children in America Samoa.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Lee McKinney of Reno, NV; a brother, William Nelson of Temecula, CA; a sister, Beatrice Nelson of Burlington, WA; 4 granddaughters, Sheree Johnson of Federal Way, WA, Jennifer Conner of Federal Way, WA, Cassie Welch of Seattle, WA, and Whitney Welch of Tacoma, WA, 8 great-grandchildren with another one on the way, 3 nieces and 4 nephews.

A Memorial Services for Sharon will be held on January 5th, 2013 at Family Life Assembly of God, in Anacortes, WA, at 11:00 am.

At Sharon's request she will be buried at sea.

Arrangements are under the care of Hawthorne Funeral Home, Mount Vernon.

Funeral Home

Hawthorne Funeral Home and Memorial Park
1825 E. College Way  Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Published in Skagit Valley Herald Publishing Company on Dec. 29, 2012