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June 29, 1947 - December 15, 2018
Sharon K. Flatness died on Dec. 15, 2018 in Tacoma, WA. from complications of diabetes. She was born June 29, 1947 in Roseberg OR. to Edward John Klingforth and Aleen Walker.
She graduated from Cleveland High School in Portland OR. In 1968 she married John D. Flatness in Portland and then moved to Savanah GA. where John was stationed with the US Army as a helicopter pilot. Their first child, Andrea, was born there.
She was a homemaker during John’s many moves with the Army. Their second child, John B., was born at Ft. Lewis 1972. As a spouse to an Army pilot, she flourished in all the moves. Her interests included her family, crocheting, reading, word search puzzles, camping, TV mystery shows and her grandchildren.
Sharon is survived by her husband John; daughter Andrea Kollmer; grandchildren Steven and Rebekah Kollmer; brothers Robert, Richard and David Klingforth.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son John B.; brother Charles and sister Betty Joanne.
Interment will be at Tahoma National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date.