Sharon I. Nodurft


LOST NATION, Iowa — Sharon I. Nodurft, 70, of Lost Nation passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017, at University Hospitals, Iowa City.

Her funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 20, at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lost Nation. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until service time Monday. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Lost Nation.

Sharon Irene Curtis was born July 13, 1946, in Fort Fairfield, Maine, to Mildred Hanson (David Alquist) and James Curtis. She graduated from Lost Nation High School. On Jan. 15, 1966, she was united in marriage to Richard “Dick” Nodurft at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lost Nation. She worked as a certified med-aide for several years, then went on to be a cook at the Lost Nation School and several different restaurants.

She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lost Nation, Guys and Dolls and the American Legion Auxiliary. Sharon took great pride in baking. She enjoyed reading, taking day trips with her girlfriends and camping with her friends and family.

Those left to cherish her memories are her husband, Richard “Dick” of Lost Nation; her children, Andrew (Kathleen) Nodurft, of Worcester, Massachusetts, Christopher Nodurft, of Bettendorf, Allison Nodurft, of Lost Nation; four grandchildren, Thomas (Ashley) Nodurft, Katelyn, Madison and Sean Nodurft; one great-granddaughter, Hadley; a sister, Gladys (Doug) Daniels, of Preston, Iowa; a brother, Jim (Barb) Curtis, of Davenport; three sisters-in-law, Mary Jo Eye, of Gravois Mills, Missouri, Frances Curtis, of Maquoketa, and Linda Hansen Macivor.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her step-dad; two brothers, Earl Hanson and Walter Leigh Curtis.

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