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Sharon Kay Korhonen-Muschaweck

Sharon Kay Korhonen-Muschaweck

January 20, 1959 - May 12, 2018

On May 12, 2018, our fun sister, daughter, mom, grandma and wife, Sharon Kay Korhonen- Muschaweck, passed over to heaven at Mid-Columbia Medical Center after a courageous, warrior battle with stage four pancreatic cancer.

Her upbeat attitude and joy made the journey to her savior easier, though we knew her pain. Thank you to the special angels at Celilo Cancer Care, MCMC, One Community Health, Dr. Fu and all of the lifeflight and Good Samaritan Hospital staff.

Rick Korhonen’s devotion was beautiful to our sister. Her friends, Stacey Corman and TammyMarugg of LaCenter, Wash., nobody could have been such a great, loving support to my sister’s end of life 24/7, besides her buddies Rick, Stacey and Tammy. Sharon enjoyed sunsets at the beach with her friends, Stacey and Tammy took her on a weeklong retreat, in March of 2018. What great friends you are. God bless you all. Sharon loved everybody.

Thank you for your great love and your hubby Brit, for cooking for all of us at the Parkdale Grange. Jean Hardman, you are the best in the west to do the after-service reception for family and friends. It truly is the little things that matter the most in life when hearts are broken.

Sharon’s celebration held on April 8, 2018, now meant more to us because family and friends came together to share her life, loves and patrons through her years as Sharon’s Salon on the Heights in Hood River, Ore. She also worked at Down Manor and Pat’s Beauty Bar in Hood River for years.

Sharon was born in Yakima, Wash., on Jan. 20, 1959, the fourth child of Curt and LaVonne Holmstrom in Sunnyside, Wash. Sharon Kay Korhonen-Muschaweck is proceeded in death by first husband, David Muschaweck; son, Jason Ryan Muschaweck; and mother, LaVonne V. Holmstrom.

She is survived by her father, Curt Holmstrom, Hood River; sister, Jan (Holmstrom) Nastasi-Harris; brother, Randy (Anne) Holmstrom Cascade Locks, Ore.; brother, Gerry Holmstrom, Fair Oaks, Calif.; son, Benny Muschaweck (Jessica); son, Justin Muschaweck Goldendale, Wash.; and grandchildren, Nicholas and Kylee of Lyle, Wash.; and Lily (mom Hailey), Vancouver, Wash.

Anderson’s Tribute Center was entrusted with arrangements. Jack Trumball and Randy Holmstrom (Sexton) gave special attention to our sister’s service. Thanks to everyone.

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