Sharon Lee Cripe, 79, of North Manchester, passed away after her long battle with Alzheimer’s, January 21, 2022, at DeKalb Health in Auburn. She was born October 3, 1942, in Mentone to Raymond E. and Bernice (Lane) Curtis. On July 29, 1961, she married Stanley Cripe. He preceded her in death on May 1, 2021.
Sharon graduated in 1960 from Mentone High School. Along with her husband, she lived on a farm in North Manchester, Indiana for many years. She was a hard worker her entire life, loved warm sunny days and working in her backyard in the summer.
Sharon is survived by her son Scott L. (Stephanie) Cripe of Claypool, daughter, Kelly (John) Vaughn of Michigan, eight grandchildren, Steven, Emily, Rebecca, Marcus, John-Michael, Elizabeth, Sarah and Julie and six great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Stanley.
In keeping with her wishes, cremation will take place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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