Sharon A. Ries, nee Hellmer, 66, of Waterloo, IL, died August 7, 2022, in Waterloo, IL. She was born July 5, 1956, in Red Bud, IL.
She is survived by her husband Dean Ries; children John (Tiffany) Ries and Mark (Amie) Ries; grandchildren Jacob, James, Abigail, Jaxon, and Charlotte; sister Janice Augustine; brother Michael Hellmer; father-in-law Harvey Ries; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
Sharon is preceded in death by her parents Anselm H. & Mary Ann (nee Descher) Hellmer and mother-in-law Marion Ries.
She was a former member of Waterloo Women's Jaycees; member of SS Peter & Paul Church; and she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
SS Peter & Paul Church or American Lung Association
Celebration of Life Memorial Mass:
10 AM Saturday, August 27, 2022 at SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL