* A Photo-Biopgraphy is forthcoming, please check back soon *
We are remembering the rich life of our mother. Born on July 1, 1951, Sharon grew up in Transcona with her parents, John Thiessen and Roseanne Thiessen (Friesen), who operated the Shell gas and service station on Regent Avenue.
She is survived by her sister Barb Thiessen; sons, Paul and Eric Reder; stepsons, Colin and Darren Woods (Sara); grandchildren, Ally, Josh, Emily, and North; as well as great-grandchild Chelsea.
Sharon married her forever love, Tony Woods, in Winnipeg in 1990, with whom she lived until his passing in 2020. Prior to that she raised her sons, Paul and Eric Reder in Anola with her previous hunsand Don Reder.
Sharon earned her CGA designation and worked for many non-profit arts organizations over the years, including the Winnipeg Symphony and the Winnipeg Film Group. Her love for curling saw her attending events across the country to help organize scorekeeping and statistics, and she was a board member for the Curl Manitoba Hall of Fame.
As a breast cancer survivor, Sharon became involved with the Chemo Savvy dragon boat team. Their support was incredibly important to her in the last few years.
A celebration of Sharon’s life will be announced soon. In the meantime, Sharon’s family kindly requests that all of her friends and relatives take a few minutes to honour her memory by sharing photos, memories, and stories, using the comment section on this page.
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