Florence May Sharp died June 2 in Grass Valley. She was 86.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 7, at the Salvation Army Chapel, 286 Sutter Street in Auburn.

Mrs. Sharp was born June 7, 1921, in Broadhead, Colo. She was raised as a coalminer’s daughter in Madrid, N.M. She was a dedicated wife and loving mother and grandmother. Her life was dedicated to loving and caring for her family. During the war effort, she worked at assembling B25 Bomber airplanes. She and her husband, Lyndon Sharp, who preceded her in death, were married in 1953 and together established Lynn’s Cabinet Shop. They, along with their son Walt, moved to Nevada County in 1977, where they built several houses before retiring.

Her love for family and friends served as an example to everyone who knew her. She is greatly missed and the example of how she lived her life will long be remembered.

Mrs. Sharp is survived by her five children, Jim Flecksteiner, Bob Flecksteiner, Walt Sharp, Carol Russ, and Connie Johnson; 11 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

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