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Obituary: Sharon Cellmer


April 11, 2022

Sharon Cellmer

Sharon Cellmer

Sharon L. Cellmer, 80, passed away at her home in Grand Forks, N.D., on Wed., March 23, 2022.

Sharon Lee Behrens was born Aug. 31, 1941, in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Lily Tadevic, raised by her grandparents. She graduated from Carrington High School in 1959 and graduated from Minot State College in 1961.

She married Arvid Cellmer on June 5, 1965, at the Federated Church in Carrington, raising two daughters.

Sharon worked at the Fargo Clinic, 1st National Bank, Ben Franklin School and the Walmart courtesy desk.

She loved cooking, baking, gardening, reading, spending time with her dogs, going to concerts with her daughters, casino time with Arvid and spending time with her grandchildren. Sharon took great pride in keeping her home immaculately clean and organized. She and Arvid were also Sioux Basketball season ticket holders.

She is survived by her daughters, Christy (Jay) Cellmer-Bushy and Brenda (Jerod) Cellmer-Monda; and grandchildren, Alexis and Callie Bushy and Austin, Courtney and Raegan Monda, all of East Grand Forks, Minn.

God knew they needed to be together, and are now united eternally in heaven.

Memorial Service was held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 7 at Amundson Funeral Home in Grand Forks, with visitation from 9-10:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Inurnment was at Fargo National Veteran's Cemetery, Harwood, N.D.

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