November 3, 1939 - December 26, 2021
Sharon Joyce Warner Rilling, daughter of Cecil Warner and Mary Smith Warner, born on November 03, 1939 went to meet her Lord on December 25th 2021. Sharon was born in Republic Kansas and was raised in Mankato Kansas graduating from Mankato High in 1957. Sharon moved to Wichita Kansas with her family and worked at Roy's restaurant and Honey Bee Doughnuts. In 1962, Sharon and her sister Marilyn moved to California and stayed with their aunt, before moving to Inglewood California where she worked at a Foster Freeze and attended El Camino College where she graduated with an AA degree. Sharon wanted to become Los Angeles Police Department Policewoman and entered the LAPD academy on Feb 4, 1969. After graduation worked at various Divisions of the P.D. and while working at Harbor Division, she met Jerry Rilling who would become her future husband. On Dec 2, 1976, Sharon married the love of her life Jerry Rilling in Hawaii. As a married Couple they opened the Rusty Hook fishing tackle store, and several years later began a light manufacturing business on Gaffey street in San Pedro. During this time Sharon attended Pepperdine University and graduated with a BA in Public Administration. Sharon and Jerry loved traveling, and visiting schoolmates, family, National Parks and never passed a Lighthouse that was open to the public, and out-of-the-way places i.e., Alligator Mississippi. Sharon is survived her loving husband of 45 years, Jerome (Jerry) Rilling; her two sisters Marilyn Begnaud and Joan Sillyman. Nieces: Tammy, Sherri, Denice, Nikki (Engenio), Michelle (David), Amber (Chris). Nephews: Sonny, Chris (Lydia), Darren (Christina), Step Son: Jerry Jr. (Grace), Grand Children: Erick(Amy), Kyle (Lauren), Sarah (Andy), Melyssa (Matthew), Jeff (Kate), and 10 Great Grand Children. A Celebration of Sharon's Life will be held at lpm on Jan. 20, 2022 at Rolling Hills Covenant Church north campus. In lieu of flowers Sharon desired that donations be made to Rolling Hills Covenant Church marked for the Children's Ministry.
Sharon Joyce Warner Rilling, daughter of Cecil Warner and Mary Smith Warner, born on November 03, 1939 went to meet her Lord on December 25th 2021. Sharon was born in Republic Kansas and was raised in Mankato Kansas graduating from Mankato High... View Obituary & Service Information
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