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Sharon Kay McCormack

Obituary Information

Service Details

VISITATION

Date: Thursday,
January 31, 2019

Time:
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Location:
First United Methodist Church
Austin, Minnesota

MEMORIAL SERVICE

Date: Thursday,
January 31, 2019

Time:
1:30 p.m.

Location:
First United Methodist Church
Austin, Minnesota

 

INTERMENT

Oakwood Cemetery
Austin, Minnesota
In the Spring

 

OBITUARY

Sharon K. McCormack, age 70 of Austin, Minnesota, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, January 25, 2019 at her home in Austin. Sharon Kay Rust was born to John William and Wilma Gertrude (Edwards) Rust on November 28, 1948, in Endicott, New York. Her family moved to Rochester, Minnesota, in 1957. She attended John Marshall High School in Rochester, graduating in 1966. After graduation, Sharon worked for a short time as a telephone operator. On July 13, 1968, she married Lewis “Mac” McCormack in Rochester, Minnesota. Together the couple was blessed with 2 children, Jeff and Michele. After her marriage to Mac, the family lived in Rochester, Minnesota followed by Antioch, California, finally moving to Austin in the late 1970’s when Mac was transferred. While raising her family, Sharon did in home day care and later became a bailiff for Mower County. Mac passed away on October 10, 2002.  On January 5, 2012, Sharon married Rex Machacek in Rochester, Minnesota. Her greatest joy was her family. She enjoyed fishing and the annual family trip to Ruth Lake. Sharon was an avid scrapbooker and a talented painter of ceramics. She also enjoyed square dancing in her younger years and became a beautiful quilter in the past several years. Her dog, Cali was a faithful companion. She visited Disney World over 30 times, “The Happiest Place on Earth.” Sharon will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her husband, Rex Machacek of Austin, Minnesota; children, Jeff (Aimee) McCormack of Austin, Minnesota, Michele (Matt) Adams of Zimmerman, Minnesota; 6 grandchildren, Jessica McCormack, Ryan McCormack, Jordyn McCormack, Mallory (Cody) Christ, Marit Adams, Noah Adams; sister, Debbie (Steve) Helgerson of Chatfield, Minnesota; brother-in-law, Keith Rysted of Hudson, Florida; and many nieces; Rex’s family, 2 daughters, Lynn (Brian) Klapperick of Austin, Minnesota, Kelly (Pat) Hansen of Apple Valley, Minnesota; 7 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Wilma Rust; first husband, “Mac”; and her sister, Sandy Rysted.

Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at First United Methodist Church in Austin with Rev. Dennis Tamke officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:00(Noon) - 1:30 p.m. prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Austin, at a later date. Memorials can be directed to recipient of donor’s choice. Services are prearranged and performed by Worlein Funeral Home of Austin.

 

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