Milda Hollingshaus Johnson Sharp, died as she lived, nobly, dignified and with her courageous spirit enduring to her last breath. Fittingly, she passed on after a life of labor - on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 1994.
The legacy she leaves is exemplified by her service to others, kindness to children and her love of God.Awaiting on the other side to welcome her home in their circle of love are her loved ones: her only son, Malcolm Percil Johnson Jr.; her parents; her elder brother, Wilford; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was born November 6, 1914 in Salt Lake City; a daughter, Alois Mattias and Clara Metzger Hollingshaus.
She married Malcolm P. Johnson on June 1, 1939 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He died June 13, 1947. She married Phillip K. Sharp on January 23, 1951 in Hooper. She was raised and educated in Salt Lake City,.
She was a member of the Clearfield 7th LDS Ward. She had taught Primary for over 30 years and especially loved the nursery. She was called Grandma Sharp by the children in her ward.
Surviving are her husband of Clearfield; seven daughters, Mary (Allen) Carter, Las Vegas; Clara (Marvin) Taylor, Clearfield; Irene Parkhurst, Kaysville; Ruth (John) Lee, West Bountiful; Nancy Goodwin, Bountiful; Verlynn (Bruce) Koster, West Point; Nola Sharp, Layton; 37 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are four brothers and four sisters, Alfred (Eunice) Hollingshaus; John (Janice) Hollingshaus and Grant (Kathie) Hollingshaus, all of Salt Lake City; Harry (Gayle) Hollingshaus, Fremont, Calif.; Margaret Woolston, Clara Warr; Eva (Bernard) Major and Helen (Ron) Rosenlund, all of Salt Lake City.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Clearfield 7th Ward Chapel, 231 East 300 North, with Bishop Kent Smith officiating. Friends may call at Lindquist's Clearfield Mortuary, 1050 So. State Street, Thursday from 6-9 p.m. and Friday at the ward chapel from 12:45-1:45 p.m. Interment, Clearfield City Cemetery.
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