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Sharon Kay (Marquardt) Soper

December 20, 1940 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 81)


Sharon K. Soper age 81 of Big Springs died Friday December 24 at the Northern Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, CO

Sharon was born in Julesburg, CO on December 20, 1940 to Arthur and Maxine (Span)  Marquardt.  
 Sharon lived on a farm South of Julesburg were she learned the virtues of hard work and love of her family. She completed country school through the 8th grade. She then attended Sedgwick County High School where she was active in pep club, choir, band, and home economics graduating with the class of 1958.  
 After graduation she worked for Goodall electric ABA Debt Collections and the Keith County News in Ogallala, NE.

She married Clarence “Charlie” Brown at the United Methodist Church in Ogallala, NE August 2, 1980. They resided in Dumas, TX where they managed the Old Town Inn later returning to Ogallala where she worked for TRW,after Clarence’s passing, she married Max Soper at the United Methodist Church in Ogallala, NE May 24,1997.
Her great joy in later years before her illness overcame her was traveling, grandkids and family.  
Sharon was a soft spoken, humble, bright and gentle, smiling lady who was loved and respected by all who had the privilege of knowing her. 

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 29th from 1:00 to 5:00 pm at the Draucker Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral Services for Sharon will be held 1:00 pm Thursday  December 30, 2021 at the Draucker Funeral Home Chapel  with The Rev. Chuck Rager of the Ogallala United Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will be in the Big Springs Cemetery.
Memorials are to the Big Springs Fire Department.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Clarence Brown.
 Survivors include her husband Max of Big Springs, NE. step children Bill (Julie) Brown, Deb Petrow, Mary Kay Rochlitz, Mona Soper, Michelle (Mark) Armstrong, Michael (Judy) Soper, Melodie Woodworth. Brother Delbert and Donna Marquardt of Julesburg, CO. Several step grandchildren and great grandchildren, step nieces and nephews.
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Draucker Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

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Funeral Service
December 30, 2021

1:00 PM
Draucker Funeral Home
700 North Spruce
Ogallala, NE 69153

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