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“So sorry for your loss. Your mom was a very special lady and one of the kindest persons I've known. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Susan (Skibbe) Baldwin - Decatur , MI

“Sharon was a wonderful friend and coworker we enjoyed alot of good times at work and away from work. I remember going to shipawana and she made us...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Joyce Grandstaff Owens - MI

“The heavens have a new angel, Sharon was a great person and co-worker loved seeing her from time to time just so that she could tell me about her...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Sandra Jurgenson - Dowagiac, MI

“Sharon was a very caring, thoughtful, and giving person. She and her sister Connie were best friends, along with her cousin Jackie. We just were at...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Janet Sherburn-Whisenant - MI

“It would take a lifetime to go over all the good times we all had(while we were working our tails off)!!at the shop,Sharon didn't have a mean bone in...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Betty Baker - Dowagiac, MI

“I must say Sharon was my friend before and after she was my mother-in-law. She was a wonderful mother-in-law, we never ever had a cross word with...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Barb - Holt, MI

“Alan & family I am so sorry for the loss of your loving & wonderful mom. She was a friend to everyone at Contech and she will be missed. Were out...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Carlton - Dowagiac, MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family in your time of sorrow.I have known Sharon for many years,she was a great lady who always put her sons...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Carol Allison - dowagiac, MI

“We have been friends for over 45 years, I'm going to miss you so much, The times we went to Shipshawana, all the lunch we had with old friends and co...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Sharon Hodge - Dowagiac, , MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Malsh family during this time of need. Please let Mike and me know if there is anything we can do to help. ...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Huddleston Family - Battleboro, NC

“Dear Malsch Family, I am terribly sorry to hear about your loss. I have fond memories of Sharon, my grandma and I would visit and talk to her...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Ashlee (Simpson) Alm - Dowagiac, MI


Sharon's life began on April 10, 1945 in Berrien Township, the daughter of Eugene and Edla (Johnson) Jones. She was employed by Contech in Dowagiac for over 35 years. Sharon was a devoted mother and grandmother. She loved to travel and would visit overseas wherever her son was serving while he was in the Navy. Sharon's family includes her sons Allen Malsch of Lawton, and Phillip (Gina) Malsch of Bahama, NC, grandchildren Johnna Malsch, Hunter Malsch, Hailey Malsch, and Audrey Cowan, great grandchild Tyler Malsch, sister Connie Sherburn of Henderson, NV, niece Tina McKittrick of Henderson, NV and great niece Hannah McKittrick. Sharon passed away on Tuesday May 22, 2012 at Kairos Dwelling in Kalamazoo. She is preceded in death by a grandson Alex Malsch. Her family will gather with friends on Thursday from 5-8 pm at Yazel & Clark Chapel. Graveside services will be held on Friday at 1 pm at South Union Cemetery in Berrien Center led by Pastor John Kasper. Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to Kairos Dwelling. Please sign her guestbook and leave a memory of Sharon at www.yazel-clark.com.