Sharon L. Welsh, 74, of Union Grave, passed away, in her home, on Jan. 15, 2023. She was born Nov. 8, 1948, in Suring to the late Herman and Margaret (nee Mitchell) Wasmund. She graduated from Burlington High School. On Dec. 23, 1967, she married Robert B. Welsh of Elkhorn, who served in the U.S. Navy. She traveled with her family to military bases across the globe. Following Robert’s retirement, Sharon was employed at the Burlington Public Library and later, community libraries in Salem and Twin Lakes.

Sharon loved and enjoyed her siblings, children, grandson, nieces, nephews, and friends. Later in life she met Paul Steffensen, her partner of 16 years and became actively involved in the local HOG chapter. She loved her Harley adventures with Paul. She was an avid reader and loved local libraries.

Sharon is survived by her children, Robert (Amy) Welsh, Jr., Kelly Siddiqui, and Brian (Jenn) Welsh; siblings Bill Wasmund, Rick Wasmund, Jerry Wasmund, Susan Ruzicka, Michael Brunner, and Glenn Brunner; partner Paul Steffensen; grandson, Amaan A. Siddiqui, along with nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home in Burlington on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with services to immediately follow.

A tribute page and memorial-donation details are available at www.danielsfamily funeral.com.