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Sharon Kay (Coplien) Schmid
Sharon Kay (Coplien) Schmid

Sharon Kay (Coplien) Schmid passed away at the Pleasant View Nursing Home on June 2, 2021. Sharon was born to Leone (Loeffel) Coplien and Ervin Coplien on August 1, 1942 in Monroe, WI. She grew up in Albany working on the family farm and graduated from Albany High School in 1960 where she enjoyed being involved in music among other activities. She married John Schmid of Monticello on December 29, 1962; she was a proud Air Force wife as John served our country for 22 years. During her time with John in the military, she was a stay-at-home mom and served as president of the NCO Wives Club where she was active with the other wives of those that served in the military. Upon John’s retirement, they moved to Albany where Sharon worked for the Swiss Colony and the Monroe Clinic. She cherished the time she spent working and had wonderful co-workers that became friends. Sharon also loved her camping group, “On the Road Again” where she made lifelong friends and many memories; she loved to camp and travel to Texas in the winter months.

Sharon and John have 2 daughters, Deena of Gratiot and Danelle (Todd) of Boscobel - she loved her family dearly and enjoyed their accomplishments. Along with her beloved daughters is her grandson, Tucker, whom she truly adored and would do anything for; he loved grandma’s back scratches and being spoiled by her. Sharon was also blessed with bonus grandchildren: Nate, Emma, Aiden, Kaden, and Peyton.

Sharon was diagnosed with cancer in December of 2020 and sadly succumbed to her illness within 6 months. Even amidst the medical appointments and failing body, she kept her faith, and was at peace in the final moments she had on this earth.

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents and survived by her husband, children, grandchildren, her Uncle Harvey (Susan) Loeffel of Monroe, her sister-in-law, Marilyn Kubly-Schmid of Monroe, her nieces, Kathy and JoGena, and many beloved cousins.

Serving the family is the Shriner Hager-Gohlke funeral home where a visitation will be held on June 7, 2021 at 10:00am followed by a short service at 11:30; Jeff Ditzenberger will be officiating and supporting the family. Burial will take place in Highland Cemetery in Monticello.

Sharon had interest in many things so memorials will be made in her name to the Monroe Clinic Foundation, her church, and because she loved cocker spaniels, the Shorewood Cocker Spaniel Rescue. Sharon and her family are truly grateful for the wonderful care she received at the Monroe Clinic and the Pleasant View Nursing Home.