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Sharon T. Boyson
(07-29-1943 - 11-28-2013)

Sharon T. Boysen of Sleepy Hollow, formerly of Elgin, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on November 28, 2013.

She was born on July 29, 1943 in Highland Park, IL the daughter of Dean and Dorothy Tjaden.

Sharon had a heart for serving and loving others in need. She exemplified Christ's love through her service. She was a loving Mother and Grandmother who will be dearly missed.

Sharon had an amazing creative soul and was a published quilt designer.

She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Elgin, the Elgin Garden Club and a longtime volunteer of Elgin National Little League.

Survivors include her 4 children: Vicki Montgomery, Peter A. (Sara) Boysen, Joel (Jeanette) Boysen and Jennifer (Kevin) Campbell. 10 grandchildren: Nicholas, Jacob, Anna, Luke, Kaleb, Leah, Kaitlyn, Colin, Benjamin and Eric. Her parents: Dean and Dorothy Tjaden. Her sister: Roberta (Jerry) Greaves and a brother: Dean (Anita) Tjaden Jr., along with many nieces, nephews and family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert P. Boysen in 1997.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church or the Boys & Girls Club of Elgin.

Memorial  visitation will be held on Sunday, December 1, 2013 from 12:30 – 1:30 PM with Memorial Services beginning at 1:30 PM and a celebration of life to follow at 2:15 PM at Calvary Lutheran Church, 535 N. McLean Blvd, Elgin.  Laird Funeral Home, Elgin is assisting the family.  847-741-8800 or visit www.lairdfamillfuneralservices.com.


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