Shari Carr – Sun of Jamestown

Shari L. Carr, 69, Jamestown, ND, died April 30, 2022 in Gilbert, Arizona with her husband and family by her side.

Shari was born September 2, 1952 in Devils Lake, ND, the daughter of Richard and Dorothy (Rohde) Halvorson. Her family moved to Jamestown, ND where she attended school and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1970. Shari continued her education in Fargo where she graduated from North Dakota State University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Behavioral Science. While in college, she met Ray Carr and the couple married on March 16, 1974. They made Jamestown their home where they raised their family. Shari worked as a direct care supervisor at North Dakota State Hospital. In retirement, she enjoyed wintering in Arizona with her family.

Shari enjoyed reading, cooking, history and gardening, as well as watching movies late into the night. She also had an impeccable decorating talent. Shari would turn her home into a magical Christmas/winter wonderland where the family loved to gather. She was quick-witted and enjoyed getting together with her family and friends. She loved to play cards, Scrabble and all other board games. Her grandchildren were the light of her life and she loved her family beyond measure. She was a member of St. James’s Basilica in Jamestown.

Shari is survived by and will be sadly missed by her husband, Ray Carr of Jamestown; his sons, Casey Carr of Fargo, ND and Brandon (Ashley) Carr of Jamestown; his daughter, Nichole (Jeff) Suko of Chandler, AZ; his sisters, Lynn (Tom) Wilhelm and Shannon (Casey) Henderson, all of Jamestown; her brother, Scott Halvorson of New York, NY; and her five grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her parents, Richard and Dorothy Halvorson and her brother, Kelly Halvorson.

Christian Burial Mass – 10.00am, Monday 16th May 2022 at St. James’s Basilica, Jamestown.

Visitation – 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, May 15, at Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.

Prayer Service – 7:00 p.m., Sunday, May 15, at Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.

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