La Grande, Oregon

Sharon Lee Kolupke, 68, of La Grande, died Oct. 20 at Grande Ronde Hospital. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Sharon was born March 11, 1941, to John and Darlene (Schick) Furrenes in Minominc, Mich. She married Larry J. Kolupke on June 11, 1982, in Savannah, Ga.

She moved to La Grande from Orlando, Fla., and enjoyed playing golf in her younger years.

She is survived by her husband, Larry of La Grande; and her sister, Andrea Konopecky of La Grande. She was preceded in death by her parents.

La Grande Observer – October 26, 2009