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Sharon Kaye Neal, 84, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, May 15, 2020, at MercyOne Medical Center from heart failure.

A graduate of North High School, Sharon entered the workforce at Meredith Publishing in Des Moines. She was a consistent and hard worker in administrative positions at United Robinsons, Ardan’s, and Office Supply among others. Sharon worked past the age of 70 as a store manager and buyer.

Sharon was a true shopaholic. When she wasn’t out looking for bargains, she enjoyed bowling, boating, gardening, and watching mystery movies. Sharon loved to watch college football and basketball; especially supporting the Iowa Hawkeyes, UNI Panthers, Iowa State Cyclones, and Drake Bulldogs. She loved being a fan for the state of Iowa. Her greatest joy of all was spending time with loved ones, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Ruby (Peters) Milinsky; husband, John A. Neal, and her brother, Donald Milinsky. She is survived by her daughters, Rhonda J. West (Griz) and Reneé K. Carmichael (Jim); grandchildren, Marty West (Mary), Alex West (Meghan), Mindy West, Lyndsey Bowles (Brad), and Ryan Carmichael. Sharon was also loved by 8 great-grandchildren and her siblings, JoAnn Bingaman (Harold), Robert Milinsky, and Richard Milinsky (Patricia).

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Sharon.

Online condolences may be expressed at:
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.

Service Details

Service:
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
10:00 am
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
Disposition:
Private Urn burial
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
Des Moines, Iowa
Arrangements:
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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