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Sharon Engebrecht

August 26, 1955 — October 20, 2019

Wisconsin Rapids

Sharon J. Engebrecht of Wisconsin Rapids passed away peacefully at home on the morning of October 20, 2019 surrounded by family.

Sharon was born on August 26, 1955 in Marshfield, and was 64 years of age. She grew up in Wausau.

She had many hobbies, including coloring, crocheting, puzzles, and occasionally chasing storms. She also loved a local band, Hyde. She accepted Jesus Christ into her heart as her Savior. She loved her daily devotions and Bible scriptures.

She also started up a womens NA meeting group and kept it going for five years. She also loved stuffed animals and the two family dogs, Smokey Joe and Tweeky Girl.

Sharon is survived by her son David (Tia) Engebrecht, and grandsons Robert and Michael. She is further survived by three other grandchildren, Jacob and Aleashia Feeherer and Sophia Kel; three brothers, Lyle (Susan) Klemp, Jr and family of Bryant, Gary Klemp and family of Kiel, Allen Klemp of Menasha; two half-brothers, Roger Engel and family of Marshfield, Harvey (Jennifer) Sischo and family of Arizona; sister, Diane Reinhart and family of Medford; and her boyfriend of 27 years, Andy Young of Wisconsin Rapids. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lyle Sr. and Ella Klemp, her daughter Lorie Kel, and sisters Joanne Lake and Carol.

A Celebration of Life visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 25, 2019 at Brainard Funeral Home – Wausau Chapel, 522 Adams Street, Wausau. All family and friends are welcome to share their memories. Online condolences may be shared at

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