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Sharon Kay (Higdon) Gawlak

Sharon Kay (Higdon) Gawlak
  • October 3, 1942 - October 9, 2021
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

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“She was a wonderful human being and will be missed. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Juli Fuller - Sault Sainte Marie, MI

“I have so many fond memories of Sharon volunteering her time at the former Burnham Brook Community Center. She had such a great sense of humor and...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Alicia Davis - Battle Creek, MI

“To cousin Sharon, thank you for so many good memories, especially from days spent at the farm, and from family get-togethers and Thanksgiving...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Bob & Anne Dole - Titusville, FL

“So sorry to hear this. Great lady and outstanding friend! High school friend of David Knockemus ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Carol Knockemus Knockemus - MI

“Ms. Gawlak was my gym teacher and she was such a great person. It's been a few years ago...I graduated from Central in 1975. I know you will miss...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Julie Freeman - Dickinson, TX


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Sharon Kay (Higdon) Gawlak, 79, of Battle Creek died at home on Saturday, October 9, 2021.

Services are pending. A full obituary will be published here. If you have any quesions prior to that please call us at 269-962-5527.

Memorial contributions may be made for the Post-Franklin Food Pantry (Please indicate on check) at the Food Bank of South Michigan, 5451 Wayne Rd., Battle Creek, MI 49037; or the Higdon Memorial Scholarship. Make check payable to: BCCF/HIGAW and mail to Battle Creek Community Foundation, 32 W. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1, Battle Creek, MI 49017; Or to give directly online visit: https://bccfoundation.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create?funit_id=2335 / Recipients of the Higdon Memorial Scholarship need to exemplify the same commitment the Higdon family did to their profession. Eligible candidates are Battle Creek area high school graduating seniors or graduates who attended Northwestern Middle School for three years, or Northwestern for one year and Springfield Middle School for two years. Selection criteria includes: academic performance, community involvement, written recommendations, achievement and/or aptitude test performance.

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