Sharon Lehtola, 73

Sharon Elaine (Sieg) Lehtola, 73, passed away peacefully in her home  Friday, July 1, 2022.

Sharon was born to Harvey R. and Ruth E. (Mackedanz) Sieg August 27, 1948.  Sharon was the second of two daughters born to the couple.

Sharon married Charles Ernest Lehtola Jan. 7, 1967.  Two sons were born to them, Donald Charles in 1967 and Brian Harvey in 1968.  The family resided in the Town of Howard Lake until they purchased the Sieg farm south of Cokato in 1994.

Sharon worked at Airtex in Cokato until 2002 and then worked as a para to elementary children until her retirement.

Chuck and Sharon had property in Remer, MN, where they made many good friends and spent many enjoyable summers and deer hunting seasons.

Sharon is survived by her sons Donald and Brian - his special friend Kim, grandchildren Brianna Susan and Brandon Harvey, and many extended family.  She also leaves behind her faithful and much loved four-legged companion, Lady.

Sharon was preceded in death by her husband Chuck in 2017, parents Harvey and Ruth, sister Susan Ann in childhood, and many special cousins, aunts, and uncles.

A special thank you to Butch and Dona, the lovely ladies who took care of Sharon in her home – Andrea, Angela, Kristy, MacKenzie, Sam, Samantha, and Savannah - and special friend and neighbor, Craig.

Funeral Services will take place Friday, July 8, at 2 p.m, at the Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, 5939 Oliver Ave SW, Cokato, MN 55321.

Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the church.  The interment is Tuesday, July 12 at 1 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery on Windy Lake in Smoky Hollow Township, 9 miles east of Remer, MN.

There will be a short service at the graveside.

Arrangements are provided by: Swanson Peterson Funeral Home, Cokato, MN.

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