Sharon K. Sklenar
August 20, 1952 – December 1, 2021
Preceded in death by husband, Robert L. Sklenar; parents, Frank and Rose Urzendowski. Survived by daughter, Summer Franco (Scott); grandchildren, Haley and Robert Franco; grandpuppy, Shea; brothers, Frank Urzendowski (Connie), Ken Urzendowski (Jana); brothers-in-law, Richard Sklenar (Victoria), David Sklenar (Kathleen Coyle); many nieces and nephews; and wonderful friends and family.
The family will receive friends Sunday, December 5th from 3pm to 6pm followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 6pm, all at West Center Chapel. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Monday, December 6th at 10am at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church, 16701 “S” Street. Interment: Calvary Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to her grandchildren’s favorite activities: Greater Omaha Youth for Christ, and Elkhorn South Legion Baseball.
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Sharon K Sklenar was born on August 20th, 1952 to Frank and Rose Urzendowski in Omaha, NE. She joined brother Frank, who was two years older than her, her brother Ken was born 11 years after. The grew up in South Omaha near St Stanislaus Catholic Church, where Sharon attended until she was in 8th grade. She graduated from Mercy High School in 1970. She met the love of her life Robert Sklenar, during her junior year in high school.
After graduation she got her first job with Northwestern Bell. Bob helped her purchase her first car, as her father was against it. Bob and Sharon got married on February 23rd, 1974. Daughter Summer was born in September 1976. Sharon stayed home with Summer until she went to school, while Bob worked at the Omaha Police Department. When Summer started Kindergarten, Sharon went to work at Central Park Pharmacy as their gifts buyer. Wanting a more flexible schedule, she started a business with her best friend Diane Beers, called Best Friends Wallpapering. When they ended the business, Sharon worked in different jobs, such as apartment management, and a merchandiser for Bonne Bell, Proctor & Gamble, and other companies.
Bob passed away in 2005 at the age of 54, and Sharon was devastated. She kept busy by golfing with her GOLFF and COLFF friends, going to the casino, and cheering on her grandkids Haley and Bobby at any event they had.
She is survived by daughter Summer, grandchildren Haley and Robert, brothers and their wives – Frank & Connie Urzendowski, Ken & Jana Urzendowski, brothers in law and their wives – Richard & Victoria Sklenar, David Sklenar & Kathleen Coyle. Nephews and Nieces – Andy & Beth Urzendowski, Kelly & Joe Coyne, Amber Sklenar, Kirk & Lauren Sklenar, Nicole Urzendowski, Dashiell Sklenar, Emmalie Sklenar. Great Nieces and Nephews – Kaylon & Rhett Urzendowski, Rylan & Conrad Coyne, and Greyson Sklenar, and all of her favorite puppies – Shea, Cooper, Louie, and Kobe.