Robert Eugene Sharratt, of Ogilvie, died on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in the comfort of his home. He was 83 years old.
He was born on Nov. 5, 1935. He grew up in Ogilvie the second of four children and graduated from Ogilvie High School in 1953. Following graduation he served in the U.S. Army. After serving, he attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona, Florida. He graduated in 1960 and worked for North Central Airlines in Minneapolis until 1967. He then moved his family to the farm north of Ogilvie where he raised beef and pigs. He later owned and operated a berry business and a machining business. He had a long running passion for airplanes. He owned and operated a Mooney Super 21. He flew friends and family all over the United States.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Vivian (Powell) Sharratt.
He is survived by his loving wife, Grace; daughters, Jill (Russ) Bracewell and Robin (Charles) Murphy; son, Mark (Annette) Sharratt; grandchildren, Ryan (Susi) Bracewell, Craig Bracewell, Cynthia (Charles) Cooper, Amber (Brian) Hagle, Ashley (Cody) Johnson and Austin Snyder; great-grandchildren, Nathan Hagle, Ava Hagle, (unborn) Baby Johnson, Ryder Bracewell, Chance Bracewell, Natalie Cooper, Evelyn Cooper; brothers, Bill (Ruth) Sharratt, Larry (Sandy) Sharratt; and sister, Joyce Stobb.
A funeral service was held on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at the United Methodist Church in Ogilvie with Pastor Debra Schaffran officiating. Burial was at the Graceland Cemetery in Ogilvie. Military Honors were provided by the Ogilvie American Legion. Music was by Pat and Brian Fredrick. Arrangements were by the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora. Condolences may be posted at www.aifuneralhome.com.