Sharon M. Fenlon
September 3, 1939 - December 22, 2018
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111.W. College Avenue
Appleton, WI 54911
920-733-0489 | Map
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Appleton, WI 54911
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Sharon Marie Fenlon passed away unexpectedly yet peacefully on Saturday, December 22, 2018. Her entire life was shaped by a love of travel, and a love for the fine and decorative arts – literature, theater, opera, painting, sculpture, and textiles. She was loyal, compassionate, humble and patient, and she was a hard worker. She always…

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John Ashley left a message on January 2, 2019:
My prayers and condolences go out to Sharon Fenlon and her family. Also in my heart and prayers are the school board members, students, parents, and staff of the Appleton school district family. For you and for the whole community, the Wisconsin Association of School Boards and its board of directors, share your sadness at the tragic loss of Sharon Fenlon, one of Wisconsin's exemplary school board leaders. On a more personal note, I was deeply saddened at Sharon's passing. She always went out of her way to welcome me when she was at our events. Her love for her family and Wisconsin's students was her life's passion.
Laurie Weyenberg left a message on December 31, 2018:
So sorry to hear of Sharon's passing. So many wonderful memories of our visits and our love of Oriental rugs! You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Mark and Laurie Weyenberg
Catherine left a message on December 28, 2018:
i am so sad... all my love to you and children
Anne Strauch left a message on December 28, 2018:
Jack, I am very sorry for your loss. Please know that prayers are being offered up for you. I knew Sharon as a free spirit, yet with a strong foundation of integrity and honesty. It was this foundation, her core beliefs, that I knew I could rely on when seeking Sharon's opinion on any Board of Ed issue that needed attention. She will be missed by many.
Paul Cooney left a message on December 27, 2018:
Sharon was such a strong supporter of public education. She was someone whom I respected since I came to Appleton. She will be missed but her legacy of what she did for so many in the AASD will go on forever.
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Tom Wanamaker left a message on December 27, 2018:
I'm very sorry to hear about your family's loss. Sharon was a dedicated friend of education and educators in Appleton. She will be missed.
Dory Witzeling left a message on December 27, 2018:
Mrs. Fenlon was an inspiration in her dedication to students. She regularly attended our school's open house event and made a contact with the student who sent her the invitation. We missed her this year, and will miss her every year. She was kind, giving, patient, and a good listener. Go in peace.
Marcia Engen left a message on December 27, 2018:
Sharon touched the lives of so many in our community...especially the thousands of children who attended the public schools. We all are indebted to the time and talent she gave to our public schools for the benefit of all. Sharon was a keystone of the AASD Board of Education for years, and her accomplishments will continue to benefit all for decades to come. I was privileged to work with Sharon on a variety of issues over the years and cherish those memories.
Ferd Del Pizzo left a message on December 26, 2018:
SHARON was a wonderful person, good wife and mother. She will be missed -
Nancy Mills left a message on December 26, 2018:
My deepest condolences. She was a beautiful person
Michael J. Kearney left a message on December 26, 2018:
Jack I am so sorry for your loss. I feel privileged to have known Sharon.
Jean Fisher left a message on December 25, 2018:
So sorry to hear of the sudden passing of this beautiful soul. My prayers are with you .
E. N left a message on December 24, 2018:
I offer my condolences to the family for your loss. Please take comfort in knowing that God cares for you and will help you through this difficult time. (1 Peter 5:7)
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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