Sharon Orttel, age 62, of Blaine died May 9, 2012 at Unity Hospital in Fridley. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 15th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. A visitation will be held from 4-8 P.M. Monday, May 14th also at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel.
Sharon Lea Orttel was born February 1, 1950 in Minneapolis to Kenneth and Jeanette (Dahlberg) Poff. She was raised in Minneapolis and graduated from Patrick Henry High School. Sharon married Dale Orttel on June 28, 1969 in Minneapolis. They lived in Minneapolis for eight years and then they moved to Blaine. Sharon loved painting and doing crafts of all kinds. She was a collector and enjoyed going to garage sales.
Sharon Orttel died May 9, 2012 at Unity Hospital in Fridley at the age of 62 years, 3 months and 8 days.
Sharon is survived by her husband, Dale of Blaine; 3 children, Chris Orttel of Blaine, Niki (Nathan) Struthers of Coon Rapids, Kari (Chris) Schaffer of Andover; 2 grandchildren; mother, Jeanette Poff of Forest Lake; 1 sister, Pam Gunderson of Ham Lake; and by many other relatives and friends.