Sharon L. Buffington, 75, of Woden died Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt surrounded by her family.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Saturday, July 7th at First Presbyterian Church in Woden with Rev. Dr. Glenn Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Bingham Township Cemetery south of Woden.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 P.M., Friday at the Cataldo Funeral Chapel, 310 Main St., in Woden and will resume one hour prior to services at the church.
Sharon Lee Buffington, the daughter of Henry B. and Christena (Dirksen) Isebrand, was born May 19, 1943 in Forest City. She attended country school south of Forest City and graduated from Woden Crystal Lake High School in 1961. On September 2, 1961 she was married to Beryl Buffington at the United Methodist Church in Crystal Lake. They lived in Woden, Garner and Britt until 2007 when they returned back home to Woden. Sharon had worked at Winnebago Industries, Woden Locker and Shar’s Shoppe in Woden. She also co-owned and operated Britt Lumber Company with Beryl from 1997 until their retirement in 2007. Family was very important to Sharon. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also enjoyed bus trips with Beryl and gardening.
She was an active lifetime member of First Presbyterian Church.
Sharon is survived by her husband, Beryl, of Woden; two daughters, Tammy (Mike) Missman of Woden and Tori (Andy) Woiwood of Ruthven; three grandsons, Josh (Erin) Missman of Algona and their two children, Ellie and Easton, Kyle (Chelsea) Woiwood of Ames and Ryan Woiwood (fiancée, Leah Higgins) of Marshalltown; and a special niece and nephew, Lisa (Tim) Weiland of Britt and their two sons, Nathan and Adam and Michael (Kim) Isebrand of Forest City and their two children, Alex and Lexi.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Wilma Isebrand; and brother, Don (LaVonne) Isebrand.