Anne Corrine Sharp, 81, of Umatilla was born August 14, 1936, in Sagle, Idaho (in a shack between two trees), the daughter of Alphonse and Edna (Larson) Turcotte. She passed away on Friday February 2, 2018, in Richland, Wash.
Anne was raised by her mother Edna and stepfather Clarence Gottberg. As a child she lived in California, northern Idaho and Spokane, Wash., where she graduated from high school. She married Boyd Sharp in Spokane on June 24, 1956. The couple lived in Spokane, Baker City, Pendleton and Klamath Falls before moving to Umatilla in 2000.
Anne loved her family dearly and enjoyed every moment she had with them. She enjoyed giving Hallmark Christmas ornaments to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren annually. Taking photos of family to create photo albums and update her wall collages was important to her. She enjoyed hosting family reunions and get-togethers. She was an excellent homemaker, kept a spotless home, was a talented cook and loved caring for her husband and children. She also enjoyed gardening, planting her flowers, working in her yard and traveling.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Billy Gottberg.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Boyd; sons Rocky Sharp and Mike (Jo) Sharp; daughters Deb (Joel) Underwood, Sue Sharp and Barbara (Mark) Lizotte; 13 grandchildren: Cindy, Shane, Rachel, Aaron, Anna, Andrea, Joe, Stephanie, Leah, TJ, Chantal, Josh and Bella; 12 great grandchildren; and two brothers, Roy and Leon.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 10, 2018, at the Burns Mortuary chapel. A reception will follow the service.
Family suggests memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to Boys Town.
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