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Sharon (Ingram) Ingersoll

March 28, 1940 — August 26, 2022


Sharon (Ingram) Ingersoll, age 82 of Crawfordsville, passed away at 10:30 pm on Friday, August 26, 2022 at Ben Hur Health & Rehab surrounded by family.

Sharon was born in Crawfordsville on March 28, 1940 to the late Clarence & Gladys (James) Ingram. She was a 1958 graduate of Ladoga High School. Sharon worked at RR Donnelley's for 10 years before going to work for Coast-to-Coast Hardware when they opened their Distribution Center in Crawfordsville. She worked there for 15 years until they closed. She then worked at the new Sam's Club in Lafayette and worked there until she had to retire for health reasons in 2005. She enjoyed playing solitaire, going on vacations and traveling, watching the birds and feeding the squirrels, and loved family togethers.

Sharon married Edwin E. Ingersoll on August 23, 1969 at the Alamo Christian Church; he survives. They lived in several homes including three new homes in Crawfordsville before moving to Lafayette for 31 years then moved back to Crawfordsville for the last 7 years.

She is survived by her husband Ed of 53 years; a daughter, Judith Craig and partner Alan Carrell of Russellville; a son, William D Strickler of Crawfordsville; three grandchildren whom she helped raise, Joshua W. Strickler of Lafayette, Jessica Strickler of Lafayette, and Jason Craig (Katie Sulc) of Crawfordsville; eight great grandsons, Jonathan Strickler, Nick Bellah, Malikah Bellah, D J Bellah, Gavin Bellah, all of Lafayette, Austin Sulc, Hayden Craig, and Zach Craig, all of Crawfordsville, and one sister, Joan French of Ladoga.

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Sandra Cope.

Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S Washington St, in Crawfordsville on Thursday, September 1, 2022 from 12:00 pm till the time of the funeral service at 2:00 pm. The service will be live-streamed and recorded which can be viewed on her obituary page at Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Share memories and condolences online at

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