Sharon Anderson Greiner was born January 15, 1942 in Portland, Oregon. She was the eldest child of Grant and Mildred Anderson. Sharon grew up in East Moreland where she attended Duniway Elementary School and Cleveland High School. She later attended the University of Oregon.
In 1964, she married John Greiner in Portland. Together, they embarked on a new chapter, moving frequently for John’s career with Pacific Bell Telephone Company throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego, and La Canãda, California. During these years, Sharon and John had three daughters. In 1977, the family of five moved to Mendham, NJ, where they lived for ten years. In Mendham, Sharon enjoyed golfing in spring, summer, and fall and bowling in the winter. Sharon and John returned to California in 1987.
After John’s death in 1989, Sharon eventually returned to Oregon, residing in Beaverton. She spent many happy years creating a new home. She enjoyed meeting friends for meals, going to the movies, the gym, and attending book club. It was in Beaverton that Sharon died on September 15, 2023.
Sharon is survived by her daughters Christine Rotherham (married to James Rotherham) of San Diego, CA, Michelle Laubach (married to Larry Laubach) of Gibbsboro, NJ, and Katherine Spitzli (married to Martin Spitzli) of Caslano, Switzerland, and her three granddaughters: Brianna and Natalie Rotherham, and Maya Spitzli.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents Grant and Mildred Anderson, brother Franklin Anderson, husband John Greiner, and grandson John Ronald Rotherham.
Recitation of the Rosary will be Monday, September 25 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Beaverton, followed by a Requiem Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery at 3:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to K9s For Warriors.