Sharon “Shari” K. Gritz, 68 of Hermiston was born November 12, 1949 in The Dalles, Oregon the daughter of Gerald and Georgia “Aileen” (Scott) Nisbet. She passed away on Wednesday June 20, 2018 at her home.
Shari grew up and attended school in Wasco, Oregon where she graduated from Sherman County High School in the Class of 1967. After high school, she attended beauty school in Pendleton. She worked as a beautician and taught cosmetology, beauty and barbering throughout her career. She worked for Freddy’s Beauty Salon for many years then owned and operated the Oregon College of Beauty and Barbering until retiring in 2003.
Shari loved her family dearly and enjoyed spending her time with them especially her two grandsons and extended grandchildren. She also enjoyed crafting, rubber stamping and cardmaking and time with her many cardmaking friends. She enjoyed watching and supporting youth baseball programs in Hermiston.
Shari married George D. Gritz in Coeur d’alene, Idaho on April 8, 1973.
She is survived by her husband of forty-six years, George; son, Jeff (Jana) Gritz; sister, Ellen (Gary) Fisher; brothers, Bill (Joanne) Nisbet and Bob Nisbet; grandsons, Nychal and Slade Gritz; and many nieces, nephews and extended friends and family members.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday June 30, 2018 at the Burns Mortuary Chapel. Burial will follow in Hermiston Cemetery. A gathering for family and friends will be held at the Pheasant Café 149 E. Main St. From 1-4 pm.
To leave an online condolence for the family please go to www.burnsmortuaryhermiston.com