Sharon Ann Polson, 72, of Burlington, died at 12:24 PM Thursday, April 22, 2021, at her daughter's home in Burlington surrounded by family.
Born July 19, 1948, in Burlington, she was the daughter of John and Mildred Nafziger Waterman. On November 1, 1973, she married Glenn "Red" William Polson in the Methodist Church in Oquawka, IL. He preceded her in death on June 4, 2010.
She was a graduate of Union High School.
Sharon had worked for Exide Battery, G.E., and later in the cafeteria for West Burlington High School and Great River Hospital.
She was a member of West Burlington Christian Church and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Burlington Aerie 150. She enjoyed fishing, camping, socializing, and loved attending all of her grandchildren's activities.
Survivors include two sons, Glenn Lyle (Lana) Polson of Burlington, Dale (Mary) Polson; three daughters, Cyndi (Tom) Moore of Burlington, Glenda (Don) Freeman of Oakville, Karla Jean (David) Tarwater of Burlington; ten grandchildren, Molly (Kiano) Cooper, Jacob (Allie Mulvey) Polson, Jessica (Brady) Stoddard, Maggie (Jared) Johnson, Colten (Taylor) Moore, Courtney (Kenny Barnett) Moore, Tori (Chris) Edwards, Tucker Moore, Codee Sievers, Brendon Crow; seven great-grandchildren, Ony'Khah Johnson, Keoni Johnson, Sawyer Moore, Lucas Stoddard, Brooklynn & Addison Cooper, and Jayli Polson; two brothers, Terry Waterman of Honey Grove, TX, and Jay Waterman of Oquawka, IL; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter, Mallory Doak, and one brother, John Waterman.
Visitation will be from noon until 7:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Monday, April 26, 2021 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.
The funeral service for Sharon will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Pastor Dean Graber officiating. Burial will be in Biggsville Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held following the burial at Hot Toddies.
Memorials have been established for Great River Hospice and the Alzheimer's Association.
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