Sharon Toulouse Starr


July 24, 1933 - November 9, 2018


Sharon Toulouse Starr, 85, Mitchell, died Friday, November 9, 2018 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital.

Funeral service will be 10:30 am Tuesday, November 13 at the Mitchell Wesleyan Church. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 pm Monday at the Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Sharon M. Starr was born July 24, 1933 to Harlan and Carmen (Adams) Thompson. She attended school in Britton and graduated from Wessington Springs High School. In 1951 she married and was the mother of five daughters. Sharon worked as a bookkeeper for many years. After retirement she enjoyed quilting with the Wesleyan Church ladies and made a quilt for each of her grandchildren. She loved to travel. Her favorite place was visiting her daughters in Washington and Oregon. She enjoyed doing puzzles, reading and cooking. She was a member of the Wesleyan Church in Britton and then in Mitchell.

She is survived by her daughters, Joy Osborn of Ephrata, WA, Jackie Pence of Vancouver, WA, Lindy Curry of Hillsborough, OR, Rebecca Schmit of Sheridan, WY and Roberta Johnson of Mitchell and step-son, Roger.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Junior and her parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Wesleyan Church for missions in Haiti.


Monday, November 12, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, SD 57301


Tuesday, November 13, 2018
10:30 AM
Mitchell Wesleyan Church
601 N Sanborn Blvd
Mitchell, SD 57301

Posted by K. Hope on November 30, 2018
Our hearts are with you at this sad time. Losing a family member is hard, and especially your mother. You are never alone. May God grant you comfort and peace, because he cares for you. 1 Pet. 5:7.
Posted by Becky Andrus on November 12, 2018
Sharon will be greatly missed. I enjoyed getting to know her when she was in White Lake she always had a smile on her face
Posted by Rhonda on November 12, 2018
Sharon was such a lovely, happy, charming lady over at White Lake. She will be fondly remembered
Posted by Mary Wolter on November 11, 2018
Sharon was a kind, smiling presence to me. During trials in my life, Sharon always offered words of encouragement, strength, and hope. She will be missed, but I am glad she is finally free from pain and in the arms of her Savior!
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