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Sharon Berg, 79

Sharon Berg, 79, of Marshalltown, IA passed away Thursday, April 29, 2021 under the loving care of Iowa River Hospice after a difficult and long battle with Lupus. Cremation rights were accorded and a graveside service will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Sharon was born on December 9,1941 in Des Moines, Iowa. She was the loving daughter of Merrill and Jean (Hilquist) Kimberlin. She graduated from Marshalltown High School with the class of 1960 and from the University of Iowa in 1964. She taught first grade at Anson Elementary School for 33 years. She was a devoted teacher and loved her students. She always wanted what was best for them. Many of her former students would greet her when they would see her in public and reminisce.

Sharon was married to David Berg in 1964 in Marshalltown. He later died in 1974. She later married Patrick Lynott and they made their home in rural Marshalltown. Sharon loved her fur babies Molly and Annie. She was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan. She enjoyed tennis, reading, scrap booking, cross stitching, and volunteering at the Marshalltown Hospital. Sharon loved to shop and always made holidays special. She was well known for making some of the best cookies ever. She will be forever loved and remembered.

She is survived by her husband, Pat Lynott, a niece, Kathy (Bob) Bair, nephew, John (Michelle) Bunch, great nieces; Amanda (Dustin) Lee, Amy Bair, Lauren Bunch, Sophie Bunch, Lili bunch and Winnifred Bunch, great-great nieces; Emma Bair, Scarlett and Ruby Lee, great-great nephew, Alec Sivertsen, stepdaughters; Jean (Abdul) Muhammad and Jana (Aziz) Lynott, and five step grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband David Berg, sister, Patricia Bunch and brother-in-law, Fred Bunch.

The family requests those who wish to express sympathy consider making a donation in Sharon’s name to the Iowa River Hospice in Marshalltown, or the Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown.