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Sharon Kay Mooney
Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Highland
White Cloud, KS

Sharon Kay Mooney, 74, of White Cloud, Kansas, passed away peacefully August 2, 2017, at Hiawatha Community Hospital in her sleep after a short illness and of a broken heart after losing her grand-daughter recently. After passing, Sharon embarked on her heavenly family reunion with family and friends. Sharon was born to Cecil and Mae Hobbs Sisk Eckley in Highland, KS, November 1, 1942.

Sharon was a proud member of the Iowa Tribe of Northeast Kansas and Nebraska.

She attended Highland and White Cloud schools prior to graduating from Reserve High School. She lived in Highland and on April 1, 1962, she married Kenneth Mooney of Sparks, KS. They made their home in White Cloud all of their married life and until Sharon’s death. Sharon, at a young age, walked beans for local farmers. She worked at various jobs through the years: Flair Fold shutter plant in Hiawatha; Meal Site director for the Iowa Tribe, Secretary of the Iowa Housing Authority, cook at the Iowa Tribe restaurant, a waitress at Ernie’s in Highland, retiring from Casino White Cloud in 2007.

Sharon loved reading, doing puzzles, watching all the cooking shows, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include her son Terry (Michelle) Mooney of White Cloud; grandson Christopher of White Cloud; great-grandchildren: Kadyn and family of Falls City, Nebraska, Lucy, Leila and family of Wellsville, KS, Cruz and family of Mound City, MO, Aunt Winnie Fischer of Freemont, NE, sister in law Beverly Sisk of Highland. Her pet children include Mandy and Suzie A.; nieces and nephews: Margaret Packett and family, Wanda Lou Craig and family, Georgia Rhodd; step –brothers and sisters: John Kelley, Jim Kelley and family, Margaret Kelly and family, Rhonda Willey and family, Ronnie Kelley and family, Connie Jones and family, Terry Kelley and family, Rick Kelley and family.

Preceded by: parents Cecil and Mae Hobbs Sisk Eckley; husband Kenneth in 2004; grand-daughter Megan; step-brother Randy; brother Frank “Sonny” Sisk; sisters: Betty Gallegos, Wanda Rhodd, and Dorothy Robidoux.

Special note: Your wish has come true. You said we all have each other. But Megan needed you more. You were apart a short while but together again. When you see Megan, give her a hug and whisper in her ear Mom and Dad love you.

Friends may call at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Highland after 12 noon Sunday. The family will meet with friends that evening from 6 until 8.

Graveside services are planned 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 7, at Olive Branch Cemetery, White Cloud. Duane Scates will officiate. Burial will follow.

Following services, family and friends are invited to the George Ogden Building on the Iowa Reservation for lunch.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Olive Branch Cemetery which may be sent in care of the funeral home, PO Box 33, Highland 66035.

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