LAKE LINDEN - Sharon Heikkinen, 64, of Lake Linden, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on December 21, 2011 at Marquette General Hospital.
She was born May 16, 1947, a daughter of Archie and Julia (Kalcich) Jolly. She attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Lake Linden through eighth grade and graduated from Lake Linden-Hubbell High School in 1965.
She was employed by UPPCO for five years then worked as a homemaker.
Sharon was married to Jerry Heikkinen on July 7, 1968 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Linden.
She was a member of St. Joseph Church and the American Legion Post 90 Auxiliary. Sharon also enjoyed playing the accordian for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Sharon is survived by her husband, Jerry; two children, Scott of Lake Linden and Gina of Lake Linden; a grandson, Ryan; a granddaughter, Caitlyn Zerbst; a sister, Judy Sturvist of Lake Linden; nephew, David Sturvist; a niece, Donna (Ron) Poisson; an uncle; aunts; numerous cousins; and a special friend, Nancy Stevens.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 27, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Linden with Fr. Francis Dobrzenski to officiate.
At Sharon's request, there will be no visitation and cremation has taken place.
The Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at pearcefuneralhome.com.