Sharon May (Upson) Stager, age 73, passed away on Wednesday, August 14th in Appleton, WI. Sharon was formerly from Kalamazoo and Traverse City, MI and Durham, NC before residing near family in WI. Sharon is survived by her husband, Edwin, of 54 years, their two sons, Eric and his wife, Sharon (Sabatino), of Lincoln, RI and Ken and his wife, Whitney (Clark), of Appleton, WI. They have 5 grandchildren, John, David, Annika, Olivia, and Noah. Sharon cherished her family and was a loving daughter, mother, and grandmother. Sharon was born on July 24, 1946 in Kalamazoo, MI. She was the only daughter of Berneth and Arzonia (Roberts) Upson. Sharon graduated from the Registered Nursing Program at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo, MI in 1967 and obtained her Bachelor's in Nursing from the University of Michigan. She also completed graduate work in Nursing at Grand Valley State University. During her career, she worked for many hospitals, home health care and as a public health nurse. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be sent to the American Cancer Society or the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation. As were her wishes, the body will be cremated, and a memorial service will held at a date and time to be announced later in the Kalamazoo, MI area.