Sharon L. James
Sharon L. James, 78, a resident of Round Lake Beach, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016 with her daughters by her side. She was born October 1, 1937 in London, KY to Lemoine Ball & Margaret (nee: Parker). Sharon was a loving mother, grandma, and great-grandma, an avid bowler, enjoyed crocheting, pottery, and beading. She had worked for Baxter for over 25 years and loved her dog Molly. Sharon is survived by her mother Margaret Fischer, her daughters Valerie (Fred) Wicinski, Claudette (Stanley) Gorsuch, Jackie (Frank Sr.) Kersey, and Pattianne (John) Holub, her grandchildren Justin (Brandel), Kaity (Eric), Courtney (Jourdan), Rebecca (Felipe), Megan (Scott), Emily, and James, her great-grandchildren Aiden, Isabel, Emma, Ricardo, and Madelyn, her sister Laura Branstetter, and all the special caregivers and friends that were a part of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband James T. “Jack” James, her father, and her step-father Robert Fischer. A visitation is scheduled for Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. A funeral service is scheduled for Friday, April 8, 2016 at 11:00am at the funeral chapel. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. For more information log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.