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Sharyn Lee (McDaniel) Wareham

June 4, 1945 ~ June 8, 2022 (age 77)


Sharyn Lee McDaniel Wareham, 77, of Salt Lake City passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2022 at the home of her daughter.  Sharyn was born June 4, 1945 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah.  Sharyn was raised by her loving parents, Mereton “Pete” and Fern McDaniel.   She married Glen Johnson and together had a daughter, Natalie.   After their divorce she married Norman Ekins and together had two children: Kristel and Wade.  After her divorce, she married Wills Wareham and later divorced.     

Sharyn grew up in Provo and later American Fork where she graduated from American Fork High School.  She loved music and crafts, especially making dried floral arrangements and being a social butterfly.  Her family was her life and loved nothing more than spending time with them.   Her world changed when she lost her beloved daughter Natalie in 1999.  

Sharyn is survived by her two children: Kristel (Jerome) Rickers and Wade (Tammy) Ekins; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; siblings: Sheila Whitlock, Nila Shannon, Jeanette (Alex) Hunt and Lance (Jolene) McDaniel.  She was preceded in death by her daughter Natalie, her parents and her loving cat Zoey. 

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 13, 2022 at 11:00 am in the Olpin Family Mortuary Chapel, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove where family and friends may attend a viewing from 9:30-10:45 am prior to services.  A private interment will be at a later date in the Alpine City Cemetery. 

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the wonderful people at Suncrest Hospice, especially Heidi, Wendy, Emily and Chelsea for their special care of our mother. 



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Recording of Service


June 13, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Olpin Family Mortuary
494 South 300 East
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

Funeral Service
June 13, 2022

11:00 AM
Olpin Family Mortuary
494 South 300 East
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

Private Interment

Alpine City Cemetery
375 Grove Drive
Alpine, UT 84004

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