Sharon Flom, 80 of Thief River Falls, MN passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Mitchell, NE.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020, at the Evangelical Free Church in Thief River Falls, MN, with Pastor Kevin MacLean officiating. Burial will be at St. Petri Cemetery, Grygla, MN.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, MN. Visitation will also be held from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. on Monday at the Evangelical Free Church.

Sharon Diana Marjorie Teigland was born on March 30, 1939, in Grygla, MN, the daughter of Allen and Marjorie  Alice (Stephenson) Teigland. Sharon attended country school and graduated from Goodridge High School with the class of 1957.

On October 19, 1957, Sharon was united in marriage to John Delane Flom, Jr., at the Grygla Gospel Tabernacle and they made their home at Aurora/Hoyt Lakes, MN. To this union five children were born, baby boy Flom who died shortly after birth, Laureen, DelRay, Loudeen, and Gwendolyn.

After their move to Aurora, MN, Sharon worked at the Troy Laundry in Virginia, MN. Then she worked at the Cluet Peabody and Company in Gilbert, MN. They moved to Thief River Falls where Sharon stayed home and took care of her family for many years. When Sharon started working out of the home she worked at T59 Hotel, Franklin Middle School, then at Northwestern Hospital until she retired.

In the early years, Sharon was a very active member of the Assembly of God Church in Thief River Falls. She served as Missionette Leader, Sunday School teacher and Secretary/Treasurer for Sunday School, and active in all other areas of the church. For almost 30 years she enjoyed attending the Evangelical Free Church in Thief River Falls where she worked with the Awana program. She also enjoyed working with Meals On Wheels and the Grandma program at the public school.

Sharon was a kind, friendly, God-loving, family oriented woman. She enjoyed cooking, baking, cake decorating, sewing, crocheting, knitting, gardening, and spending time with her family. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and jigsaw puzzles. Sharon enjoyed helping people out and did it with a kind word and a smile.

Survivors include her children, Laureen (Randy) Brotzman of Mitchell, NE, DelRay (Cami) Flom of Watford City, ND, Loudeen Rensch of Billings, MO, and Gwendolyn Flom of Thief River Falls, MN; grandchildren, Cassandra and Kendra Brotzman, Tiffany (Tim) Landaw, Tyler (Kari) Flom, Trevor (Jayquisha) Flom, Amanda (Brian) McCool, Michael Rensch, Joseph (LeAnn) Rensch, Taylor Flom; great grandchildren, Payton, Addison, Bronson and Bayleigh Landaw and Landon and Abigail McCool, and Kensley Flom; sisters Beverly Doss of East Grand Forks, MN, Janice (David) Sheridan of Thief River Falls, MN, Sandra Anderson of Thief River Falls, MN; brother, Wendell (Audrey) Teigland, Thief River Falls, MN.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John Delane Flom, Jr.; infant son; parents; grandson, Travis Flom; sister, Ramona Teigland; brothers, Dale Teigland, Leroy Ronald “Ronnie” Teigland, and Gerald Teigland.


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