Sharon “Sheri” Ann Stodola was born Oct. 3, 1950 in Milbank, S.D. to James and Rosemary (Tiell) Kelly. She grew up in St. James, Minn. On June 16, 1979 Sheri married Jim Stodola and they raised their family in Eden Prairie. Sheri and Jim have made their home in Cambridge since 2000. Sheri enjoyed cooking, crafts, baking, gardening and canning. She loved her pets, Baca, Brittney and Peterson. Sheri also shopped at QVC a lot, and loved it. She loved her high-heels and buying things for her children and grandchildren.
Sheri is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Jim; three children, Darrick Stodola, Nicole Stodola, and Jim (Kim) Stodola; three grandchildren, Elena Hacker, Leah Stodola and Natalie O’Brien; three siblings, Roxie Olszanowski, Joyce Palmquist, and Jim Rautio; and by other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21 at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with Deacon Gene Kramer officiating. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service.