Sharon Marie Telkamp
1940 - 2019
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December 16, 1940 ˜ September
29, 2019

Sharon M. Telkamp, 78, of Vancouver, WA, passed away in her home on Sept. 29, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born Dec. 16, 1940 in Volga, SD to Frank and Nola Telkamp. They moved to Vancouver in 1944.
Sharon loved people, all types of animals, plants and collecting memories.
In 1974, “Crazy” Sharon began working for Nabisco. She retired after 28 years in 2003.
Sharon was survived by her children, Cliff (Jennifer) Maul of Fairfield, CA and Crystal (Roddy) Bauer of Vancouver; her brother, Maynard Telkamp; her cousin, Dorothy Stamp; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Sharon was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Crystal Maul; her parents, Frank and Nola Telkamp.
Celebration of Life will be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, 1101 N.E. 112th Ave., Vancouver, WA, 98684 on Sat., Dec. 7, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
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Published in The Columbian on Oct. 9, 2019.
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October 13, 2019
I remember when she got her hand caught in the hopper on the snack line. John Shaw was freaking out and Sharon was trying to calm him down. You would have to have been there to believe it. Her laugh was contagious contagious
Penny Ponder
October 13, 2019
I referred to Sharon as my "Other Mother", she was always so very good to me and my family. All the kids called her Grandma Sharon as she made each and everyone feel as family! She spread joy and happiness to countless kiddos making possible priceless magical beach trips and happy as a clam dinners! She had worked at Nabisco and her time overlapped when my Mom worked there, those memories she had gave me a feeling of connection and familiarity.Everything about Sharon was special and her selfless love of family and life reflects in her children and grandchildren. I am really gonna miss Crazy Sharon and all the memories she liked to collect. What a kind person Heaven has received!
Kim Block
October 12, 2019
There was only one Sharon,aka crazy Sharon. How many could laugh after bonking the boss's head in an elevator.
Good times and fond memories,Sharon,you will be missed.
Karen Cole
October 12, 2019
So sorry to here of Sharon's passing. I remember her in high school, the old Fort. She was a very nice girl with a great smile and laugh. Very witty and smart and a joy to converse with.
Condolences to Sharon's family and friends.
Mike Monahan
October 9, 2019
So very sorry to here about Sharon. Will never forget sitting with you in study hall at Fort Vancouver. Your great laugh and sense of humor always made my day. I will never forget my good friend. You were a very special person.
Harold Steele
October 9, 2019
Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one. May (1 Thessalonians 4:14) bring you some comfort in knowing that there is a future for the ones we have lost in death. They are very precious in Gods eyes. May the God of all comfort strengthen your family during this time of deep sorrow.
October 9, 2019
Condolences from Roger and Barbara Telkamp in Brookings. Although there was a great distance and we did not know Sharon well, she was Rogers cousin and we were saddened to learn of her passing. God bless you all.
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