Sharron Patricia Emmer passed away May 18, 2019 in Rochester, Washington. She was born to Leonard Sr. and Claudia Moe on February 22, 1933 in Richland, Oregon. She was adopted by her paternal grandparents, Minnie and Ernest Evans. She grew up in Richland and graduated, valedictorian, from Eagle Valley Union High School in 1950. In June of that year, she married Jerry Waltz and had one child, Gloria. During that marriage, she lived in Sumpter and Ordnance, Oregon, eventually settling in Kennewick, Washington.
Sharron was a bookkeeper and worked for Kaiser at Hanford and Walker Motor Co. In 1961, she started working for Northside Auto Service, retiring in 1993.
Sharron married Robert Emmer in 1966 and together they enjoyed traveling around the country and the world with their many friends. She especially loved going to Hawaii and spending time with her friends at “Girls’ Night Out.”
Sharron is survived by her daughter, Gloria Shaw (Bob); sister, Linda Presler; brother, Leonard Moe Jr.; grandchildren, Brent Conklin (Cheryl), Robyn Cole; great grandchildren, Jacob, Justin, Tiera and Aeryck. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She loved them all so much.
Sharron is preceded in death by her father, Leonard Moe, Sr.; mother, Claudia Moe; grandparents, Minnie and Ernest Evans; husband, Robert Emmer; and sisters, Glennis Delaney and Evelyn Slater.
The family wishes to thank Le Chateau adult family home in Rochester for the love and care they showed Sharron.
A celebration honoring Sharon’s life will be held Saturday, June 29, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at the Columbia Basin Shrine Hall, 1811 Sylvester St., Pasco, WA 99301. Please bring your memories and stories to share.