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Sharon Bailey

June 19, 1943 — March 28, 2022

Wausau

Sharon E. Bailey, age 78, of Wausau, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2022, at her home.

She was born on June 19, 1943, in Kenmare, ND, the daughter of the late Leo and Signa (Randberg) Dudley.  On December 31, 1964, she married Owen Bailey in Sistton, SD.  He preceded her in death.

Sharon worked as a custodian for over 30 years for Hawthorne Hills School and was a librarian at Horace Mann.  Following her retirement, she loved to volunteer by reading to children and enjoyed helping out at the food pantry.  Sharon was a woman of great faith who loved to read.  She was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wausau.  Most recently, she lived at the Island Place apartments, where she had many friends and enjoyed playing bingo, trivia and bible study there.

Survivors include her two daughters, Renee Bailey of Wausau, and Sandra Kelly of South Carolina; granddaughters, Heather Gustafson of Wausau and Tammy Kelly; grandson, Rick Gustafson of Aniwa; great grandchildren, Kayla Schultz (fiancée Justin Taylor), Ezra and Peyton Gustafson; great-great-grandchildren, Jamison and Bellarae Taylor.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Owen.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at the First Presbyterian Church, 406 Grant St., Wausau.  Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. until the time of service at the church.

Helke Funeral Home, Wausau is assisting the family with arrangements.

You may leave messages and condolences for her family at helke.com.

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022

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First Presbyterian Church (Wausau)

406 Grant St, Wausau, WI 54403

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