Sharon Webster-Ward, 79 Years old, passed away on November 30th, 2020 at Parkmoor Village in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was a resident of Colorado Springs for 20 years and was formerly a resident of Rochester Minnesota. In life, she pursued a career at the Mayo Clinic as an Anesthesia Technician. She was also a police advocate who helped many people in need. Sharon was born on January 16th, 1941 to Arthur Riess Sr. and Grace Riess (Pinkham) in Rochester Minnesota. She was the oldest of 7 children. On June 12th, 1959 she married Jon Webster and later divorced after 23 years of marriage. Sharon was a loving mother and grandmother, she enjoyed being with her family, doing arts and crafts, dancing, watching movies, (she loved horror movies the best), getting together with friends, and loved to joke around. Sharon was a part of the 1st Class that graduated from John Marshal High School Rochester Minnesota in 1959. She is survived by her 2 loving children: Jodie McCusker and Jill Lavelle. Her 5 grandchildren: Kelli Webster, Jack Lavelle, Ashley Lavelle, Natalie Lavelle, and Nick Lavelle. Siblings: Judy Galligof, Jane Beardfley, and Jon Riess. Preceded in death by Arthur (Bubby) Reiss Jr, Cheryl Green, and Sue Buske. Sharon will be very missed. She is a better place and will watch over her family and loved ones. The family would like to thank all who were in her life who loved, supported, and helped her.
Sharon was cremated and no services will be held at this time.
Memorials in Sharon’s name may be made to:
TESSA: Local Women’s Shelter and haven for domestic violence victims. https://www.tessacs.org/