Judy Ann (Forell) Sharples, 67 of Powell, WY. Passed away on July 7th, 2018
from breast cancer complications. She was in the Billings Montana Hospital. Judy was surrounded
by her loving family.
She was born January 3rd, 1951 in Chamberlain South Dakota, to Ora (OK) and
Alta (Hloucha) Forell. She was the second of four children. Judy along with
her siblings grew up on the family farm north of Oacoma, SD. She was in 4-H
where she learned many lifelong skills & she attended the Prairie Star
country school. She enjoyed riding horses & playing with her many cousins & family
on the farm. Upon graduating from Chamberlain High School in 1969, she went into the
military. She then returned back to Chamberlain, SD and decided to continue
her education in a nursing degree program. Her parents took her to Alliance, NE.;
where Judy graduated from nursing school on March 14th, 1971. She then
perused a nursing job in Worland, WY. Judy along with her daughter Denise
lived in Worland for many years before her two other daughters joined their
family; Veronica & Jennifer. Judy loved being a nurse and taking care of
people. Her heart was always open to everyone whom she came into contact
with. Some of Judy’s passions were baking, sewing, reading & her love that
was infectious to all. Judy loved children & adored her grandchildren,
great grandchild and soon to be grandson. We will always remember Judy’s
smile & her twinkling eyes; as they could light up any room.
She is survived by her daughter's Denise (Shane) Crawford of Usk WA,
Veronica Sharples of Powell WY, and Jennifer Sharples of Oldtown ID. Four
grandchildren Kenneth, Timothy & Jeremy Crawford, Kole Sharples & great
grandchild Bentley Crawford.
Her siblings Dan (Ruth) Forell of Vancouver, WA, Joyce Pingrey of Lennox, SD, Chuck & (Dawnita) Forell of Pierre, SD.
Judy had many nieces & nephews; Dustin, Jason, Julie, Charles, Tyson & Ryan,
& a great niece Sara. She is also survived by her aunts Darlene (Forell)
Iosty & Ruth Hloucha.
Preceded in death by her parents; Ora & Alta Forell, her uncles Wallace, Lars &
Raymond Hloucha, her aunts Fern, Ellestine (Teeny), Carol, Melba, Ardyth
Darlene,& brother in law Rick Pingrey.
Judy will always be carried in our hearts; but her final resting place will
be in Oacoma, SD alongside of her parents.