Sharon Dee Matthew, Marquette, Iowa, April 29, 2024

Sharon Dee Matthew, 83 of Marquette, Iowa died unexpectedly on Monday, April 29, 2024, at Crossing Rivers Health, in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin.  Sharon was born January 19, 1941, to Dale and Elizabeth “Betty” (Thomas) Reynolds in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


From 1959 to 1962, Sharon and her late husband David Matthew lived in Montana while he served in the Air Force.  In 1966 she moved into her home in Marquette where she raised her family.  Sharon was a long-term employee of the Mar-Mac School District, devout member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church, and a lover of traveling and exploring the United States.  She and her closest companion and travel partner, Janet, covered a lot of distance visiting landmarks, antique stores, and attending family gatherings throughout the country.


Sharon is preceded in death by her husband Dave, her parents Betty and Dale, her sister Karen, and most recently her brother Doug Reynolds.  

She is survived by four children by birth (Kymm, Jeffrey, Darren, Dane) and one adopted son (Travis); sixteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday May 7, 2024 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in McGregor, Iowa with Rev. Brent Keller as the officiant.

A private family inurnment will be held at a later date.

Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of McGregor, Iowa is assisting the family with arrangements.

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