Sharrol R. Trower

sharrol trower
Sharrol R. Trower, age 78 of New Hampton, IA passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton. Funeral Services for Sarrol will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Congregational United Church of Christ in New Hampton with Pastor Paul Pickar officiating. Burial will be held at New Hampton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 PM on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton and will continue at the church one hour prior to the funeral services on Thursday. Online condolences for Sharrol’s family may be left at Memorials may also be directed to the family. Sharrol Ruth Trower was born on November 20, 1938 to Clyde and Grace (Kenyon) Sweitzer in New Hampton, IA. She attended and graduated from New Hampton High School. While in high school, Sharrol and her brothers worked at Little Butches in New Hampton. After completing her education, Sharrol lived and worked in the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area. She was united in marriage to Dave Trower and the couple welcomed three boys, Mike, Archie and Tony. They returned to the New Hampton area in 1973. The couple later divorced. Sharrol worked for Dan’s Main Diner Café before opening her monogramming shop. She also worked as a manager of the Sara Lee outlet for several years and was a partime teller at Security State Bank until her retirement in 2008. Sharrol enjoyed sewing all her life and having coffee with her friends. Sharrol was most proud of her family and spent much time with her grandchildren. She was an active member of Congregational United Church of Christ and the Women’s Fellowship. Sharrol is survived by her sons, Mike (Sandy) Trower of Davidson, NC, Archie Trower and Tony (Stacy) Trower, both of New Hampton; her grandchildren, Preston, Addison, Kamdyn, Angela and Bryan; her brother, Ray (Audrey) Sweitzer of Cincinnati, OH; two sisters-in-law, June and Genny Sweitzer, both of New Hampton and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Jean and her brothers, Lee, Dick, Veryle and Gary.

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  1. Archie and Tony and the entire Trower family,
    My sympathy to you and yours at this time and for the years to come. I always enjoyed growing up in small town New Hampton and getting to know your mom being block neighbors. She was always so nice and caring. May her best memories carry your through the toughest times ahead.

  2. Archie, Tony, and Mike, I am so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing! I have so many memories of her and our fun times with your family! Will never forget our trip to St. Louis with you guys! Lots of memories babysitting you guys and going to visit your mom at the diner for lunch! She was one of a kind and will be missed! Keep those memories in your heart! Dawn Johnson

  3. I don’t think the family knows but Sharrel and I grew up across the street from one another. We spent many hours together when we were little. Good memories. Keep your memories of your mother and grandmother close to you

  4. My sympathy to Sharrol’s family. I knew her through high school and when
    she was working in the cafes in New Hampton. She is now at peace.
    God rest her soul.
    Mary Burke Wegner.

  5. The kids and I will miss Sharrol in church. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!!

    Angie Olsen, McKenzie, Colten and Kaley

  6. We will all miss Sharrol so much!! She has been a very important part of our lifes!💜💜💜💜 you all have our deepest sympathies. Till we meet again!!

  7. Family of Sharrol- Sending our deepest sympathy to all, you are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Your Mom is now at peace and watching over all of you. Pat and Don Johnson

  8. Mike, Tony, Archie and extended family. My thoughts are with each of you as you go through these next days of sadness and celebration. May it help to know that your mother was deeply loved by many. We have been blessed to watch the friendship between your mother and mine, a long 67 years of friendship. So few are blessed in such a way. They were friends as girls and to the very end. I smile when I think of your mom working in her embroidery room and every time I use the towels she made for my wedding. I also smile every time I see a Sara Lee Bakery product! She will be missed and now, she is watching over all of you, with no pain and at peace. My thoughts and prayers to all of you, Laurie Logeman Senn

  9. So sorry to hear of the loss of Sharrol. May her memories fill your minds in the next days. All our thoughts and prayers to her entire family. David and Jeanne Roder

    1080 KELLY DR.

  11. I am deeply sorry to hear of the loss of your mother and friend, Sharrol. I remember a very pleasant person who was a delight to be with, cheerful and loved people. Sharrol will be in your heart always!

  12. I am sorry to hear of you Mothers passing, I have know for a long time and specially you boys Will say a few prayers for her and you guys Ron Schaufenbuel

  13. We are deeply sorry for the loss of your mother. She was truly a kind hearted lady that will be missed by so many. Always enjoyed her sense of humor and her great smile. Heaven has received another angel.
    ~Lori & Gregg Mai

  14. My thoughts and prayers are with you all! Sharrol will always be in our hearts, we shared some wonderful memories together, she will be missed dearly!

  15. To all of Sharrol’s Family: So very sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. I remember her most from when she worked at the bank. She always had a welcoming smile and greeting. I will always remember her for her kindness and for how she loves her Family!! May your memories bring you Peace!

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