---- — OTTUMWA — Sharon Kay Giltner, 77, of Northville, MI, formerly of Ottumwa, passed away October 15, 2013 at home after an extended illness.
She was born November 4, 1935 in Blakesburg to Ted V. and Juanita Smith Rose. She married Norman Giltner in 1955 and he preceded her in death in 1998.
A graduate of Blakesburg High School, she had attended Iowa Wesleyan College.Sharon had lived in Ottumwa until 1966 when she moved to Ankeny and then in 1972 moved to Michigan. While living in Michigan, she resided in Lake Orion and Clarkston until moving to Northville in 1995.
Surviving are her children, Lori (Gary) Dix of Rogers City, MI, Matt (Diane) Giltner of Green Bay, WI, Jill (Thomas) Lozser of Novi, MI; her mother, Nita Rose of Ottumwa; brothers, Larry (Judith) Roseof Ottumwa and Gary Rose; and a sister, Sonja White.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Miller officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arbor Hospice Foundation, 2366 Oak Valley Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48103-8944.