Sharon Lee HEIDEL-HOUSTON

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HEIDEL-HOUSTON, Sharon Lee went to be with her Lord on September 6, 2017. She was born on August 6, 1950 to John J. Heidel Sr. and Jean Marie Heidel (Thiese), a long-standing Tucson family. Sharon was preceded in death by her father, John J. Heidel Sr; her sister, Sandra Jean Heidel and a nephew, John J. Heidel III. She is survived by her mother, Jean M. Heidel; her brother, John J. Heidel (Karen), her husband of forty-five years, Richard; son, Jeffrey (Carrie), son, Christopher (Tiffany) and daughter, Elizabeth Houston-Judd (Curtis). She is also survived by her seven grandchildren and several nieces. Sharon attended Tucson High School where she participated in band and the rifle club. She went on to the University of Arizona, graduating with honors with a Bachelor's and Master's in Education. She participated in Marching Band and earned a Varsity letter in Rifle. Sharon loved teaching and her family. She taught in the classroom for forty-three years beginning in San Manuel, then TUSD and concluded her career at Sonoran Science Academy. She was known for her smile and willingness to help both students and colleagues. Her family activities include bowling and traveling with her husband and children to tournaments in surrounding states. She was an avid collector of owl objects and western memorabilia. Our family would like to thank the doctors and nursing staff of Tucson Medical Center for their excellent care and caring during her brief illness. A Memorial Service will be held at the Christ Community Church, located at 530 S. Pantano Road, on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers please make a contribution to a . Arrangements by BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL.


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Tucson, AZ 85710
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Published in the Arizona Daily Star from Sept. 14 to Sept. 16, 2017
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