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Sharon Marie Bendixson
August 19, 1947 - June 13, 2024

Place of Birth: Williston, North Dakota
Residence: Zahl, North Dakota
Age: 76

Sharon M. Bendixson, 76, of Zahl-Grenora area, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2024 at Trinity Health Hospital in Minot, ND.

Sharon was born on August 19, 1947 in Williston ND, the daughter of Paul and Helen (Peterson) Pederson. She was the third of 8 children and raised and educated in the Hanks and Grenora area. Sharon graduated from Grenora in 1965 and went to Rapid City, SD to attend Business School. She met Telbert Denton there and were married. Together they had a daughter, Paulette, and lived in Little Rock, AR for a short time. After their separation, Sharon and Paulette moved back alone to North Dakota and she worked at Thomas Auto Supply in Williston, ND for a few years. She then moved back to Grenora, ND in 1973 and started working at the Farmers Union Oil Company, and while working there she met her husband, Herb Bendixson. They were married on October 22, 1978 at the United Methodist Church in Grenora, ND. Herb, Sharon and Paulette lived on the Bendixson Farm north of Zahl, ND their entire marriage of 46 years.

Sharon enjoyed spending time with her parents, playing cards (Spite and Mallise or Hand and Foot, and drinking coffee whenever she got a chance), with her daughter, grandsons, siblings, nieces and nephews. Sharon wasn’t afraid to take on a project and finish it to professional quality. Her hobbies included cake decorating, Norwegian rosemaling painting, refinishing and reupholstering furniture, raised rabbits (for a short time), gardening, cooking, quilting, Hardanger needle point, collecting Santa Clauses, and collecting and selling Princess House Crystal. She loved to sew her own clothes and quilt, and shared that talent with her sisters. She was an amazing cook and baker, which she inherited from her mom, Helen. She belonged to the Helping Hand Club of Grenora, loved to travel and take vacations to Mt. Rushmore, Reptile Gardens, Flintstones Village, Medora, ND, North Unit of Teddy Roosevelt Park with her family, and California to visit relatives.

Sharon is survived by her husband, Herb Bendixson presently of Crosby, ND (Zahl, ND); daughter, Paulette (Kevin) Houska of Pukwana, SD; grandsons, Brandon (Rebecca) of Chamberlain, SD; Jared of Mt. Vernon, SD, and Trevor of Oacoma, SD; her sisters, Sandra (Dennis) Peterson of Grenora, ND, and Darcia (Steve) Larsen of Culbertson, MT; sisters-in-law; Candy Pederson of Placerville, CA, Bev Peterson of Williston, ND, Gail Pederson of Blacktail Dam, ND and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Helen Pederson; sister, Shirley Raivo; and brothers Allan, Richard, Paul Jr. and Daniel.

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Clint & Pam Rasmussen (WestFargo , ND)
Jun 18, 2024
We are very sorry to hear about the passing of Sharon. Thoughts and prayers with you all whom mourn her death
Candy & Julie Pederson (Folsom, California)
Jun 18, 2024
Julie & I are sorry to hear of Sharon’s passing. I married her brother Allan while he was serving in the Navy in California. His family welcomed me. Sharon was a good friend and sister-in-law. Sincere condolences to her family.
Candy & Julie Pederson (Placerville, CA)
Jun 18, 2024
Thinking of the family
Eberle Mick (Williston , Nd)
Jun 19, 2024
Sympathy , prayers and hugs to the family!
Sharon was a good neighbor ( we got to leave the kids there a few times).
Larry Haugen (Scottsdale , Az)
Jun 19, 2024
My deapest sympathy for your loss. I went to high school and grade school with Sharon and Alan. They were good friends. Really neat girl/lady!
God bless!
Kari Stauffer
Jun 21, 2024
I always enjoyed spending time over at the farm during the summer and going to the state fair. I am sorry for your loss and you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lorna Quarne (Grenora, ND)
Jun 22, 2024
Sharon and I became close when I stayed at Paul and Helen’s when my Mom was ill away from home, Sharon was six and remained a loyal friend! I thank God for the Pedersons!
Duane Jorstad (Queen Creek, Arizona)
Jun 26, 2024
Prayers for the family. May the Lord grant you
comfort and healing.
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