July 31, 1942 - May 6, 2016


Sharon Rose Almberg (nee Hohlen), age 73, of Princeton, formerly of Brooklyn Park, passed away peacefully, Friday, May 6, 2016. Sharon was born on July 31, 1942 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, the daughter of Theodore and Rose Marie Hohlen.

Sharon grew up in Princeton graduating from Princeton High School in the class of 1960. She was united in marriage to Ronald Almberg on December 2, 1961 at the Methodist Church in Princeton. The two raised their family in Brooklyn Park, then lived in their lake home near Hillman before returning to Princeton. Sharon was a devoted member of Freshwaters United Methodist Church in Princeton where she loved quilting with the ladies and volunteering her time with various activities. She was also a member of the Legion and VFW Auxiliary. Sharon had a passion for traveling and took many unforgettable trips with her husband and family. She was a talented craftsperson; she quilted, knitted, and was a terrific cook and baker. She loved gardening and playing games. Above all else, she always put her family first. She was so proud of her children and grandchildren but also stayed in close touch with all of her relatives. She will be dearly missed.

Sharon is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 54 years, Ron; children, Douglas (Jinny), Julie (Dave) Stegink and Bruce (Jodi); grandchildren, Tiffany, Nicholas and Autumn Almberg and Andrew and Jillian Stegink; sisters Donna (Doc) Martinson and Glenice Enger; brothers, James (Kathleen), Gerald “Butch”, David (Linda), Dale (Cathy), and Scott (Tracy); along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother John.

Visitation will be held from 4-8PM on Monday, May 9, 2016 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Princeton. A Prayer Service will begin at 7PM. The Funeral Service will be held at 11AM on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Freshwaters United Methodist Church, River Campus, in Princeton. Visitation will be held again from 10-11AM at the church. Interment will be in Oak Knoll Cemetery, Princeton.