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Sharon Shumaker

June 13, 1943 — June 1, 2020

Sharon Shumaker

Sharon Bell Shumaker, 76, of Bellaire, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2020 at her home.  She was born on June 13, 1943 in Grand Rapids, MI, the daughter of Maurice Sr. and Leona (King) Davies.

Sharon was raised in Cedar Springs, MI until her senior year of high school, when her family moved to Bellaire to run the Davies Grocery Store.  She graduated from Bellaire High School in 1961 and enrolled in the nursing program at Northwestern Michigan College.  On July 18, 1964 she married Robert Shumaker at the Methodist Church in Bellaire.  They raised their family together in Bellaire where Sharon worked as a seamstress for many years at various businesses.

She most loved being “Granny” to her grandchildren and spending time with them.  She and Bob spent over 20 years bowling in the mixed doubles league in town.  She also enjoyed birdwatching and had a special interest in frogs.

Sharon is survived by her loving husband, Bob Shumaker; two sons Todd (Cinda) Shumaker of Boyne City and Kyle (Jacqui) Shumaker of Bellaire; five grandchildren, Cheyenne, Kolbi, Emma, Tyler, and Shaelyn; nephew Bryan (Chris) Davies of Bellaire; great-nephew Christopher Davies; and great-niece Delaney Davies.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Maurice Sr. and Leona Davies, and her brother Maurice Davies Jr.

There are no services planned at this time.

Arrangements are in the care of the Bellaire Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.  Please sign her online guestbook at

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