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SHARON ANN MANN
April 3, 1953 ~ January 5, 2014
"Sharon was a devoted mother, avid traveler,
Oregon Duck football fanatic, and wine connoisseur."
Sharon Ann Mann, 60, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. She was born April 3, 1953 to John and Barbara McCaige in Whittier, California. Sharon graduated from Grant Union High School in John Day with the class of 1971.
She was an accomplished horsewoman and very active in beef and horse 4-H programs. Sharon served as a princess with the Rodeo Court of the Grant County Fair in 1971.
She went on to attend the University of Oregon and graduated in 1975 with a B.S. in Business with a marketing option. While attending college, Sharon was a part of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
She had a career with Fred Meyer for 37 years as a store director, buyer, category manager, director of procurement, eventually climbing to the position of director of business development with Daymon Worldwide.
Sharon is survived by her mother, Barbara McCaige of King City, California; sons, Christopher Mann of Vancouver, Washington and Sean Mann of Wilsonville, Oregon.
She was preceded in death by her father, John McCaige.
A public service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 10, 2014, at New Hope Community Church, 11731 SE Stevens Road, Portland, Oregon 97086.
Serviced entrusted to Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Sharon's name to The Salvation Army or Adopt a Class Foundation.
Please sign her guestbook at: www.columbian.com/obits.
Published in The Columbian on Jan. 9, 2014