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Sharon L. (Pearson) Karman
July 27, 1940 ~ September 28, 2022 (age 82) 82 Years Old
Sharon Lee Karman, 82, of Baker City passed away on September 28th, 2022 at her residence. No public memorial service is planned at this time.
Sharon was born on July 27th of 1940 in Riverton, Wyoming to Richard and Pauline (Sinner) Pearson. She attended High School in Riverton, graduating in 1958 then went on to attend Montana Business College. She worked at Susquehanna Mining Company in Wyoming in her early years and more recently at Baker Vision Clinic, where she worked for 20 years, from 1994 to 2014.
On December 7, 1958 Sharon married Jim Karman in Fort Collins, Colorado. They remained happily married for 64 years. During their life together, they had one daughter, Sheryl. Sharon was very happy to have been able to work with her daughter for the 20 years that she did.
Over the years, Sharon loved scrapbooking, cross stitching, knitting and organizing. She was also a member of the Baker City Church of the Nazarene and an Honorary Soroptimist Member.
Survivors include her husband Jim Karman, daughter Sheryl Blankenship and her husband Dan, grandson's Dr. Derek Blankenship, his wife Macey along with their two kids, Hudson and Hayes, and Dillon Blankenship with his wife Alyssa.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Pauline Pearson.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Baker County Soroptimists or the American Alzheimer’s Association through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, Oregon 97814.