SHARON HOGAN, 46 of Effingham, IL formerly of Arthur, IL passed away at 1:22 A.M. on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.
Rosary services will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main in Arcola, IL followed by a visitation from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Arcola, IL. Father Delix Michel will officiate. Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery.
Sharon was born on July 9, 1968 in Tuscola, IL. She was a daughter of C. Edmund and Lila June
She is survived by her father, C. Edmund Hogan and his wife Betty of Arthur, IL, one brother, Rick Hogan and his wife Angie of Sullivan, IL; five sisters: Connie Hopkins and her husband Duane of Arthur, IL, Cindy Rodmaker and her husband Eric of Pesotum, IL, Debbie Romine and her husband Tim of Arcola, IL, Marilyn DenOtter, and her husband Doug of Worthing, SD and Barbie Wodtka and her husband Andrew of Iuka, IL; one step brother Mike Smith and wife Doris of Normal, IL; one step sister Debbie Butler and husband Bruce of Arrowsmith, IL; several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles and many cousins.
Sharon was a resident of Oakview housing unit in Effingham, IL where she leaves her Oakview staff and family.
Sharon (Bird) was known by all whose lives she touched as a loving, caring and very big hearted person. Sharon loved to sing and dance. One of her favorite hobbies was Karaoke. She was a talented artist and created many memorable paintings for her family and friends. She loved to travel and loved the Holidays including her Birthday. Sharon was known for her quotes which quickly became known as "birdisms".
Sharon graduated from Armstrong Center in Mattoon where she was Prom Queen. Prom Queen included a ride in a limousine. She was employed by ARC Community Support Systems in Teutopolis.
Sharon was preceded in death by her Mother, Lila J. Hogan and her grandparents.
She was a member of the St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Effingham, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Sharon Hogan Memorial Scholarship Fund.