Sharron Elaine Seehafer

Dec. 31, 1941-Nov. 21, 2020

Sharron Seehafer

passed away on Saturday,

November 21, 2020 at

Souris Valley Care Center

in Velva, ND.

Sharron was born on

December 31, 1941 in the

Drake Hospital, Drake, ND

to Emil Sitz, Jr. and Agnes

(Stolt) Sitz. She spent her

childhood on the family

farm north of Drake. Shar-

ron attended country

school north of Drake

through the 8th grade and

graduated high school

from Drake Public High

School in 1959 as the

Valedictorian of her class.

She was dedicated to

serving the communities

she lived in and the

churches she attended.

Sharron was a member of

Immanuel Lutheran

Church, north of Drake,

Trinity Lutheran Church

in Drake, and First Luth-

eran Church in Harvey.

She was an active

member of Church Circles

and other groups and en-

joyed helping people in

any capacity. When resid-

ing in Drake, she was also

a member of the Drake

Public School Board, serv-

ing as president for

several terms. After her

children were grown,

Sharron spent 25 years

working as a tax preparer.

She worked tirelessly to

get her client’s tax returns

prepared accurately and

quickly. After retiring, she

did volunteer work for

services organizations in


On June 28, 1959, Shar-

ron was united in mar-

riage at Immanuel Luth-

eran Church, north of

Drake, with Nolan Leroy

Seehafer. The marriage

blessed them with four

children: Nanette, Jeffrey,

Steven, and Kevin. Shar-

ron was a loving wife and

mother for nearly 60

years. She loved to help

people and spoil her

grandchildren and great

grandchildren. She was

quick to play board

games, card games, and

play school with them

when they got together.

She also loved reading

and putting together puz-


Sharron is survived by

a daughter Nanette

(Kevin) Peuser of Fargo,

ND; sons Jeff (Ardie)

Seehafer of Winthrop,

Minnesota; Steve (Linda)

Seehafer of Drake, ND and

Kevin (Carolyn) Seehafer

of Minot, ND; brother

Dale (Jan) Sitz of Sun

City, Arizona; sister Janice

(Don) Templeton of Wel-

don Spring, MO;

brother-in-law, Lyle

Seehafer of China, Michi-

gan; sister-in-law Edie

Lindberg, Detroit Lakes,

Minnesota; 9 grandchil-

dren: Erika (Drew) Haata-

ja, Barnesville, Minnesota;

Brant Peuser, Minneapo-

lis, Minnesota; Lucas

(Aimie) Seehafer, White

Bear Lake, Minnesota; Ka-

telyn Seehafer (Grant

Kannegiesser) of Park Ra-

pids, Minnesota; Nathan

Seehafer of Winthrop,

Minnesota. Samantha

Seehafer and Sydney

Seehafer of Bismarck,

North Dakota; Megan (Dil-

lon) Neuberger of Minot,

North Dakota; and Macy

Seehafer (fiance Nick

Peterson) of Grand Forks,

North Dakota; and three


Madison and Paige Haata-

ja of Barnesville, Min-

nesota; Jayden Neuberger

of Minot, North Dakota.

She was preceded in

death by: husband Nolan

Seehafer; father, Emil

Sitz, Jr.; mother, Agnes

Sitz; sister-in-law, Lovile

Kirchner; brother-in-law

Dean Kirchner; sister-

in-law Ellie Pennel;

brother-in-law Kit Pen-

nell; brother-in-law, Arlo

Seehafer and sister-in-law

Ruth Seehafer.

Visitation for the public

will be Tuesday, No-

vember 24 at Hertz Fun-

eral Home in Harvey from

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please be

observant of the Covid-19

restrictions including so-

cial distancing, hand sani-

tizing, wearing a mask

and staying at home if not

feeling well.

Private funeral services

will be on Wednesday,

November 25 at the First

Lutheran Church in Har-

vey and will be streamed

live at 10:30 a.m. Wednes-

day on the First Lutheran

Church Harvey Face Book


Burial will be in the

Drake City Cemetery at

approximately 12 noon.

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