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Sharon  Kay (Carlson)  Boudeman

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“Dear Woody, Sherwood, Carey, Kappy and Erin -I am so deeply sorry for your loss. I have very fond memories of the couple of years I was able to help...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Richard Barrett - Northridge, CA

“So sorry to hear about Sharon's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with Woody and the whole family. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Michael Goodrich - SAINT JOSEPH, MI

“Dear Woody, I’m so sorry for your loss. I lost my husband Terry suddenly and unexpectedly last July. Thinking of you and your family at this...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Marilyn Laurin

“Erin and family. We are so sorry for the loss of your dear sweet Mother. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Bernie and Bev Vallier - Richland, MI

“Woody and family I am very sorry to hear about Sharon. I came to know her while I was helping your mother and Carey . Sharon was always so full of...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Terry and Pat Ryan - Friend

“Peggy and I offer our deepest condolences. Sharon was always a pleasure to work with [you too Woody]. She always planted beautiful outdoor containers...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Dick Stap - Friend

“Woody and family, You have my deepest sympathy. You were such a great influence on my life. You and Sharon did more for me than I can ever express....Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Denise Ehlers Baer - Friend

“The Harma family is so deeply sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Lysanne Harma - Friend

“Woody, Linda and are I saddened and sorry to hear of your loss of Sharon. Please know that you and your family will remain in our thoughts and...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Larry Fitch - Kalamazoo, MI

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Sharon (Carlson) Boudeman, 81, of Richland, Michigan passed away on June 10, 2021.

She was born on March 19, 1940, in Rockford, Illinois to Curtis and Katherine (Gerdausky) Carlson. In 1962, Sharon earned a bachelor's degree in education from Drake University. She was a member of the Chi Omega sorority and was a Little Sister of Minerva with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Sharon was united in marriage to Sherwood Meier Boudeman on August 10, 1963. She is survived by her husband of nearly 58 years; children Carey Boudeman, Sherwood (Kate) Boudeman, Kappy Boudeman and Erin (Jeff) Flagg; grandchildren Sophie, Sam, Owen and Woody Tilbury and Genevieve, Blakeslee and Charlotte Boudeman; and sister Joan (Les) Molander.

Sharon was an exceptional cook and an avid reader who enjoyed participating in several book clubs. She also loved antiquing with her daughters and spending time with family and friends.

Per Sharon's wishes there will be no formal ceremony. Private services will be held for Sharon's family at Prairie Home Cemetery in Richland and on the family farm.

If interested, donations may be made in Sharon's name to Bronson Health Foundation, 301 John Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007.

Arrangements are by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care Richland Chapel. Personal messages for the family may be placed here at