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Sharon Louise Van Houtte

January 6, 1958 ~ February 20, 2019 (age 61)


Our "lucky penny" Angel


Sharon L. VanHoutte, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, brought joy and happiness to all lives she touched. Shortly after her 61st birthday Sharon peacefully passed away on February 20, 2019, and went to heaven where she will live eternally with her savior.

Sharon lived her entire life in West Seattle. She met the love of her life, Curt, and married in 1979.  They had two children, Shawna, and Ryan, whom she loved and adored.

She was the woman who had everything done at the end of the day.  Her diligence allowed her family to live simply and love life.  She might as well have published Good Housekeeping.  She liked to cook, dance, garden, walk Alki beach with Curt, they attended all their kids' sporting events and participated in school field trips.  Sharon cherished her Christmas Eve hors d'ouevres spreads and her infamous snowmen collection.

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Virginia Cocherl, and sister Chris.  She is survived her husband Curt, daughter Shawna (Tim), son Ryan, granddaughter Laylina, Mom (in law) Pat, brother Steve, sisters Donna (Bruce), Holly, Kellie (Tony), and in-laws Vicki (Dean), Karen (Mark), and Scott.  Numerous nieces, nephews, and friends who were like family to her because family was most important.  She was dearly loved and will be missed by all.

There will be a celebration of life March 2nd, from 12pm-4pm, at St. Bernadette's Parish Hall.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Seattle Children's Hospital or a charity of your choice.


"Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough."   -Pierre Beaumarchais

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Celebration of Life
March 2, 2019

12:00 PM
St. Bernadettes Catholic Church
861 SW 126th St
Seattle, WA 98146


Seattle Childrens Hospital
4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, Seattle WA 98105
Tel: 1-206-987-2153
Email: askus@seattlechildrens.org
Web: https://www.seattlechildrens.org/giving/donate/

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