Sharon L. Petrich

Sharon L. Petrich

Sharon Louise Petrich passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.

She was born February 21, 1951 in Watervliet, MI to John and Marguerite (Noack) Knox. For over 20 years Sharon had worked for AT&T and then at the Meijer in Plainwell until her retirement in February 2016. In her spare time she enjoyed attending events at the Barn Theatre and the Civic, doing Sudoku, puzzles, spending time at the beach, traveling up north, and touring wineries. Sharon was an avid reader, animal lover and liked bowling and golfing on many area leagues, most of all she liked being a sister and aunt. On October 27, 1973 in Coloma she married William Petrich who passed away in 1994.

Surviving are her sisters, Delores (Bill) Atkins of Pekin, IL and Roxann (Mike) Tustin of Richland; their children, Mikhale, Stosh and Regan; sister-in-law, Sally (Al) Reschke along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Friends may visit with Sharon’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Friday, December 23, 2016 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego until the time of the funeral service at 10:30 A.M. with Celebrant, Bill Rose officiating.

Burial will take place at North Shore Memory Garden at a later time.

Contributions in memory of Sharon may be made to the Barn Theatre School for Advanced Theatre Training at

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  1. Craig and Lorna sisson says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Sharon was a very kind and sweet spirit. May your memories sustain you at this difficult time. With sincere sympathy
    Craig and Lorna Sisson.

  2. Linda wolf says:

    Roxanne and family, so sorry to read of Sharon’s passing. Enjoyed working with her at Meijer. She sure enjoyed your children. A very pleasant person
    Linda Hendrixson-Wolf

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