Obituaries Announcements

Sharon A. McElfresh
Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home in Atchison
Atchison, KS

Sharon A. McElfresh, of Atchison, Kansas, died November 3, 2023, at St. Luke- Hospital at the age of 79.

Sharon was born on May 8, 1944, at her home in Troy, KS, the daughter of Howard Vance Ramsey and Etta Mae (Boatwright) Ramsey. She attended schools in Troy.

Sharon- most important and favorite part of life was being a mother and grandmother. She loved being with her family and will always be remembered for her cooking and canning. After raising her children, she worked as a CNA at different nursing homes in Atchison. She enjoyed spending time in her garden, travelling to see the ocean and watching old westerns.

She will always be remembered by her children, Pamela Hudson (Jim) of Topeka, KS, Sherry McElfresh, of Lakeland, FL, Shelly Khan (Arif), of Lawrence, KS; her siblings, Jan Pukach of Topeka, KS, Gene Ramsey, of Topeka, KS; her seventeen grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; children, Teresa McElfresh and Stacy Scherer; and a brother, Danny Ramsey.

A service to celebrate her life will be Thursday, November 9, 2023, at 2:00, at the Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home with Pastor Joseph Hansen.