Sharon J. Vonderheidt, 69, of East Alton, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2015 at her home. She was born Feb. 11, 1946, the daughter to William Peter and Ruth Mary (Waggoner) Johnson. She married James Vonderheidt on May 3, 1969. Sharon was a member of the Red Hats Society, Alton Moose Lodge 951 and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in Wood River.
She is survived by her husband, James Vonderheidt Sr. of East Alton; son, James Vonderheidt Jr. and his fiancée, Paula Tyler of East Alton; grandson, Brandon Vonderheidt and fiancée, Morgan Tipsword of Collinsville; brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Diana Johnson of Rosewood Heights; and two sisters and brothers-in-law, Cindy and Donald Garrison of Rosewood Heights and Janet and Ted Pahde of Dallas, Texas.
A memorial visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. Memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association. Online guestbook will be available at www.paynicfb.com.