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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Obituary - Sharon Kay Warnaca

Sharon Kay Warnaca, age 78 of Clinton, MO, died Sunday, April 11, 2021.

She was married to Doug Immekus for 29 years and they had three children, Sandra, Mike and Jo. They lived in Arizona and then relocated to Kansas.

Sharon was born to Raymond and Lois Warnaca in Mt. Vernon, MO on January 24, 1943. She was a Sunday school teacher, Girl Scout leader, Cub Scout leader and a 4-H leader. She worked as a cattle hand on the Jeffers’s ranch in Holbrook, AZ.

On December 8, 1994 she married Ted Bolich. She was a park ranger for the Petrified Forest National Park and also worked for the Natural Resource Conservation District of Navajo County as an administrative assistant and the Environmental Education Director. In 2004, she retired and moved with her husband, Ted Bolich, to Clinton, MO.

She was an active member at the Clinton United Methodist Church, member of the red hats, Mah Jongg player, volunteered at the Museum and was an active member of PEO (Philanthropic Educational Organization). She loved her flowers, traveling, spending time with her family and her faith.

She leaves five children, Sandra Smith of Grandy, MO, Mike Immekus of Boliver, MO, Jo Ellis of Lawrence, KS, Isabel Lorimer-Simpson (Jim) Peoria, AZ, Eddie Bolich (Landell) of Seattle, WA; 3 grandchildren, Mackenzie Ellis Watson (Adam), Paige Ellis and Ian Smith (Sara) and 5 great grandchildren; many other family members and a host of friends.

She is proceeded in death by her husband Ted Bolich; her parents, Raymond Wanaca and Lois Jackson Warnaca; her sister Shirley Warnaca Clay.

Sharon’s wishes were to be cremated and have her cremains spread on the family farms in Missouri.