Sharon Elaine Lauretti, 69, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011 at her home in McMinnville.
She was born in Attica, Ind. on March 20, 1942 to Raymond and Edella Smith Bratton. Sharon graduated from Attica High School and then was employed by Purdue University and State Farm Insurance.
Sharon was married to Tolley Lauretti on June 6, 1962 in West Lafayette, Ind. In 1970 she moved to Oregon where she was a homemaker for many years. In later life she was a volunteer at Willamette Medical Center and she was a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority. She was very family oriented and devoted the major part of her life providing, advising, rearing and caring for them.
Surviving are husband Tolley Lauretti; daughters Christine Stanek, Julie Nelson, and Rachel Robertson; brother Raymond Bratton; sisters Jeannine Aldred and Betty Hanthorne; grandchildren Kimberly Stanek, Jeff Stanek, Jacob Nelson, Ryan Robertson and David Robertson.
Funeral Mass was held Saturday Nov. 5, 2011. at St. James Catholic Church. Crypt Entombment was at Evergreen Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be given to Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. or Legacy Hospice of McMinnville, c/o Macy and Son Funeral Directors. To leave private condolences for the family, please visit www.macyandson.com