In loving memory of

Sharon Kranz
May 14, 1945 - January 29, 2019

Sharon (Dahl) Kranz, 73, of Rochester died Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Rochester Methodist Campus. God delivered Sharon to Andy and Clarice (Braithwaite) Dahl on May 14, 1945. She was the third of five children her parents had received from God. Growing up in St. Charles, Sharon shared many great days with her siblings, parents as well as grandpa Dahl and grandma and grandpa Braithwaite. Going through life Sharon and Ronnie Allen were married, having three beautiful children, Ricky LaVern, Randy Lee and Tamera Kay. Ronnie and Sharon eventually went their separate ways, staying in contact for their love of their children.
Sharon is survived by her son Ricky (Shari) Allen of Chatfield, a daughter, Tammy McCabe of Fountain. She was blessed with seven grandchildren; Kasondra, Ryan, Brandon, Danielle, Joe, Samantha and Jacob, ten great-grandchildren, siblings; Robert (Phyllis) Dahl of Chatfield, Ronald Dahl of Wabasha and John "Jack" (Marie) Dahl of Dover. Sharon was preceded in death by a son Randy Lee Allen on November 4, 1984. She was also preceded by a grandson Tanner Allen, her parents, Andy and Clarice Dahl and her sister, Carol Anne Kraemer. Sharon knew that her dog, Abbie would not be happy without her. She will be buried with her.
Services to remember Sharon will be 1 p.m. Sunday at St. Charles United Methodist Church with the Reverend Heather E. Klason officiating. A reception will follow services at the church. Burial will be in Pilot Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. Saturday at Hoff Funeral Service in St. Charles, as well as an hour before services at the church on Sunday. Please share memory of Sharon at her online guestbook and view her video tribute, when it becomes available at
Sharon's message to her family is "I am sad to leave the rest of my family. God say's it's time to come home."


Judy Kester Schott wrote on Feb 12, 2019:

"Sooo sad to hear about Sharon?s passing..saw her about a year ago and she looked great and we had a nice visit. We had some fun times growing up as neighbors and riding horse with her. Oh the fun times we had? Sending my sympathy and Love to All. (As I?m gone for a couple of months and could not make it to her funeral) Her Old neighbor Judy Kester"