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Shari Draeger

September 27, 1965 — July 29, 2019

Pine Island, MN

Shari L. Draeger, age 53 of Pine Island, MN and formerly of Faribault, died unexpectedly on Monday, July 29, 2019 at her home in Pine Island.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Faribault Elks Lodge, 131 Lyndale Ave. N in Faribault.

Shari Lynn, the daughter of Francis (Frank) and Shirley (Anderson) Draeger, was born on September 27, 1965 in Oakes, ND.  She attended Faribault Senior High School and graduated with the class of 1983.  Following high school Shari attended Minneapolis Community College and received her degree in Therapeutic Massage and Life Coaching.  Shari lived in different parts of the country including Charlotte, NC and while in Savannah, GA was a massage therapist for the 1996 U.S. Olympic Team.  She enjoyed singing, especially when she was involved in plays and theatre productions.  Shari also enjoyed painting, drawing, making jewelry crafts and traveling the world including Ireland, England and Italy.

She is survived by her parents, Francis and Terry Draeger of Kasson, MN; by her sister, Staci (Dennis) Welch of Faribault; by her nephew and great nephew, Ryan Welch and Landyn Welch and by aunts, uncles and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Shirley Draeger, maternal grandparents, Frank and Mary Ann Anderson, paternal grandparents, Bill and Sybil Draeger and Gertie (Schulz) Draeger.

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

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