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Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 am

Elsa Marie (Rinn) Sharp, 94, of Lodi, died Oct. 18. She was born Elsa Marie Wegehaupt on Nov. 25, 1918 in Stockton.

Mrs. Sharp graduated from high school and attended University of the Pacific, where she earned her teaching credential. She was a teacher at Leroy Nichols Elementary School in Lodi for 26 years. She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. She was also a seamstress and enjoyed all kinds of crafts.

She is survived by her daughters, Becky Bertolucci, Cathy Medina and Sally Sharp-Fried; sons, Russell Sharp and Donald Knee; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Paul Rinn and Tom Sharp.

A service will be held in November at St. Peter's Lutheran Church.

Rocha's All Faith Cremation and Burial is assisting the family with arrangements.

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