Shari Lynn Opheim, daughter of Russell and Betty (Burgess) Fisher, was born Oct. 29, 1964, in Forest City. She graduated from high school in Mason City.
Shari was employed in the cleaning business, working at White Glove, Serv Pro, Stundahl Cleaning, and later owned Opheim Cleaning which she operated until her illness forced her to quit.
Shari was united in marriage to Jeff Opheim on Dec. 23, 1998 in Sioux Falls, SD.
Shari passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the age of 48. She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty, a grandson, Creighton Reitz, and an aunt, Verla Mayberry.
She is survived by her husband, Jeff Opheim of Mallard, her daughters, Jenny Fisher Krug (Jerry Baxter) of Emmetsburg and Jessica Fisher Krug (Jared Reitz) of Mallard; step-sons, Troy Krug and Chad Krug both of Emmetsburg; nine grandchildren; her father, Russell Fisher of Algona; mother-in-law, Joan Opheim of Fairmont, MN; best friend, Carmen Kaneer and her children, of Emmetsburg; four sisters, Carolyn Fisher (Dan Bell) of Algona, Julie (Terry) Stundahl of Algona, Sandra Lusk of LeCenter, MN, and Phyllis; a brother, Steven (Colleen) Fisher of Bellevue, NE; nieces and nephews.
Inurnment will be in the West Bend Cemetery at West Bend. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of arrangements.
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