Sharon Faye Balletta
Sharon Faye Balletta, 75, of La Crosse passed away Saturday, April 24th after a short battle with cancer with her family at her side.
She was born on September 10th, 1945 in Sparta, Wisconsin to Roy and Mildred (Cain) Stanhope.
Sharon graduated from Bangor Union High School in 1963. She worked at Gateway Foods for 29 years until its closing. Following this, she found her true calling as a home health aide for Home Instead Senior Care. She worked helping families for over 10 years. She never lost her passion for enabling others to remain in their homes. Sharon retired due to health concerns in July of 2020. Still, even after retirement, she maintained relationships with many of her Home Instead families.
As much as she loved providing comfort and care to others, it didn’t compare to the love and affection she showered on her family. She was always their largest supporter and they were her greatest source of pride.
Sharon is survived by a son, Timothy Balletta (Holly Jensen); a daughter, Lori (Shaun) Horton; three grandchildren, Corey Horton (Emily Duncan), Kallie Horton, and Austin Balletta.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Mildred; sisters, Jean Rommel, Pat Church, and Sandra Schaller; brother, Harley Stanhope; and brother-in-law, Duane Rommel.
Visitation will be from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at Coulee Region Cremation Group at 133 Mason Street, Onalaska, Wisconsin.