Sharon King Schwarz

Posted Online: March 05, 2013, 7:39 pm
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Sharon Lynn King Schwarz, 63, Davenport, died March 3, 2013, at her home.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 9 to 11 a.m. Friday.
She was born May 16, 1949, to Howard and Anna King.
Surviving are son, Jarret, Davenport; granddaughter, Serenity; father, Davenport; sister, Carol Jacobsen, Davenport; brothers, Roger and David King, both of Davenport; aunts, Pat Crowley, Tipton, Iowa, and Louise Ring, LeClaire; and former husband, Mike Schwarz, Davenport.



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