Sharie K. Michael-Smith


NORTHGLENN, Colo. – Sharie K. Michael-Smith passed away at her home in Northglenn on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. 

Sharie was born March 29, 1939. Sharie was raised in Torrington by Paul and Lucille Beede. Sharie was involved in Jobs daughters and choir at Torrington High school. She graduated in 1957 and later married Craig Hartberg. Craig and Sharie had two girls Pam and Laura. Craig and Sharie divorced and then she moved back to Torrington where she went to Western Nebraska General hospital school of nursing. It was there where she met Chris Michael. Chris and Sharie married in 1968, in 1969 she had twin boys Chris and Matt. While married to Chris, Sharie got really involved with sports. She was Lyman High Schools athletic trainer in the early ‘70s while Chris was football coach and teacher at Lyman High.  

In the ‘80s, Sharie was a labor and delivery nurse and also sold Real Estate for Century 21. Sharie also had a beautiful singing voice and loved singing in the choir at the United Methodist Church. Sharie loved watching her twins Chris and Matt do sports and was a loud passionate spectator. Sharie also loved the Colorado Rockies, Colorado Avalanche and Denver Broncos.  

In 1998, Chris Sr. passed away and Sharie moved to Sunlakes Arizona, where she met Larry Smith. Larry and Sharie married and lived in Sun Lakes, until his death in 2014. Sharie then moved to Colorado to be closer to her children and grandchildren.

Sharie was preceded in death by her father Paul Beede, mother Lucille Beede, brother Robert Paul Beede, sister Barbara Jean Flowers, husband Christoher Russell Michael and husband Larry Smith.

Sharie is survived by her daughter Pam Hertzler, of Northglenn, Colorado; daughter Laura Michael of Fountain, Colorado; son Matt Michael of Rifle, Colorado and son and daughter in law Chris and Sabine Michael of Loveland, Colorado. Sharie has five grand-children - Miriam Hertzler, Josh Hertzler, Zach Michael, Cam Michael and Skyler Michael.

The family is planning a private burial.

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