Michael Neil Sharpe


Age 70, of Circle Pines, MN, loving husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away peacefully on June 15, 2022. Born in Superior, WI March 27, 1952, he was a lifelong guitar player and non-fiction reader. Earning his Ph.D. and working over 41 years in the field of Special Education as a school psychologist, consultant, principal investigator, and researcher, he retired in 2018 from the University of Minnesota. Michael loved traveling and vacationing with his wife, discussing current events with his son, and grilling out with his daughter. He was a brilliant, generous man who will be greatly missed. Preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Cathryn, and father-in-law Joseph. Remembered by his wife, Maureen, first wife, Carol, their two children, son Ryan, and daughter Whitney (Josh), his brother Clarence (Connie), his sister Joan (Ted), mother-in-law Margaret, and niece Katie. Visitation at 9:30am and Funeral Mass at 10:30am on Tuesday, June 28 at Church of the Nativity of Our Lord, 1938 Stanford Ave, St Paul, with burial and reception following. Contributions in memory of Michael may be sent to Habele Outer Island Education Fund

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