Sharon V. Klahn
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Sharon V. Klahn

AGE: 74 • Wilmington

Sharon V. Klahn of Wilmington, DE, died on September 30, 2015 under hospice care at St Francis Hospital. Sharon, aged 74, was the daughter of Arwen Spangler Jr and Madelyn Leibensperger. In addition to her parents, Sharon was predeceased by her sister Marilyn Spangler. She is survived by her husband of 34 years Robert Klahn Jr, her son Mark Swayze, and her grandson Ian Swayze.

While she worked at a number of different companies over the years, her latter years were spent at Columbia Gas and DuPont. At DuPont she worked in various administrative roles, and as a Human Resources assistant, providing editorial guidance on hiring, promotion and retirement announcements. She was a devout Christian and a long time member of West Wilmington Seventh-day Adventist Church where she served actively and faithfully.

Sharon enjoyed gardening, taking pictures, reading, cooking, and supporting the church in every way she could. She was a kindhearted and generous person who brought love and care to many friends and church family. She was known for her warm smile and gentle manner.

A memorial service in celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, October 7 at the West Wilmington Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3003 Millcreek Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm, followed by a repast at Wilmington Junior Academy gym located on the same campus. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Wilmington Junior Academy, 3001 Millcreek Rd, Wilmington DE, 19808.

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October 7, 2015
Heaven has gained and the earth has lost a great, giving and compassionate lady. Sharon will be sorely missed and our good wishes belong to her loving husband Bob.
Betty and Van Olmstead
October 6, 2015
To the Family,
We and our deepest sympathy and prayers
to your Family. Sharon was a blessing and she will truly be missed. 1Thess.4:13-19
Gives us hope.
God Bless You.
Thad & Annette Ferebee
October 6, 2015
We were so sorry to read of Sharon's passing. Please accept our condolences and we will keep her in our prayers.
Richard and Jane Wright
Richard Wrighth
October 5, 2015
I am so sorry. Thoughts and prayers are with you, Bob, and all the family and friends.
Ellen Casson
October 5, 2015
William and Doris Cumberbatch send their condolences. Sharon will always be remembered. We will continue to keep the familn in our prayers
William and Doris Cumberbatch
October 4, 2015
My sincerest condolences to the Klahn Family. May the God of all comfort (Psalms 83:18) help you during these difficult times.
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