Sharon Hoskins

Sharon Kay Hoskins, 64, of Emporia, died Friday (Aug. 24, 2018) at her home.

Sharon was born on Nov. 19, 1953, in Newton, the daughter of Howard and Daisy Richert Mosiman. She attended and graduated school in Whitewater. Sharon married Randall Hoskins in Emporia in 1973. He survives of the home.

Sharon was a quilter and seamstress for 25 to 30 years. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, Quilting Guild and a longtime area quilter for the Quilts of Valor association.

Surviving family members include daughters, Kara Hoskins of Brooklyn, New York, and Meagan Hoskins Collar of Gardner; brothers, Ben Mosiman of Newton, Bill Mosiman of Moundridge and Russ Mosiman of Olathe; and sisters, Bonnie Schmidt of Hesston, Vickie Voth of Hutchinson and Pat Embry of Fort Collins, Colorado.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Cremation is planned with a memorial service set for 1 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 1, 2018) at Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, Emporia. The family will greet friends and family one hour prior to the service. If you have a quilt she made, you are welcome to bring it to the service and share it with the family since she touched so many with her quilting. Private burial will be at a later date at the Missionary Church Cemetery, Elbing.

Memorial contributions to the Quilts of Valor or Emporia's Quilt Guild can be sent in care of the funeral home. You can leave online condolences at

Funeral Home

Roberts-Blue-Barnett - Emporia
605 State Street Emporia, KS 66801

Published in The Kansan on Aug. 28, 2018