Kenneth Sharp

Feb.3,1942-August 3, 2017

Ken Sharp died peace-

fully on Thursday, August

3, 2017 under the care of

hospice in Surprise, AZ

after a two-year battle

with cancer. Kenneth Paul

Sharp was born February

3, 1942 in Kenmare, ND to

parents Kenneth I. and

Helen (Larson) Sharp. His

early years were spent in

Mohall and Bismarck

where he graduated from

Bismarck High in 1960.

He attended the Universi-ty of ND where he studied

business and was a

member of the ATO fra-

ternity. He married Caro-

lyn Grina in 1964 and had

three children. They lived

in Seattle, Minneapolis,

Moorhead, and Grand

Forks before settling in

Fargo where he worked

for Ag-Chem until his re-

tirement in 1999. Upon

retirement, he moved to

Scottsdale, AZ where he

met Rosemary Young.

These happy years togeth-er were spent doing the

things he loved; summers

on Big Floyd Lake, MN,

winters in AZ and HI, gar-

dening, fishing, hunting,

antiquing, watching

sports, traveling, and

spending time with his

beloved grandkids. Ken is

survived by wife,

Rosemary; children, John

(Deb) Sharp, Breckinridge,

CO, Elizabeth (Barry) Mar-

ing, Fargo, ND, Susy

(Ryan Voiles) Sharp, Min-

neapolis, MN; grandchil-

dren, Jack and Brooke

Maring, Teddy

Voiles-Sharp; sister, Sally

(Larry) Miller, Minot, ND;

nephew Bradley Miller,

Fargo, ND; Aunt Faye

Sharp, Minot, and several

cousins, and extended

family, Russ, Jill, Ally,

Mike, Robyn, Steve, Evan,

Kadie, Myles, Nia, and

Nico. Ken was preceded

in death by parents Ken-

neth and Helen Sharp. A

celebration of life service

will be held at Spirit of

Grace Lutheran Church in

Surprise, AZ on De-

cember 16, 2017.