Sharon M. Applebaum, age 61, passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at St. Clare Hospice House in Baraboo. She was born July 30, 1951 to the late Oscar and Vera (Smith) Lange. Sharon married David Applebaum on February 6, 1970. He preceded her in death on April 3, 2007.

She is survived by her siblings, Gary Lange of Black Earth, Duane (Jackie) Lange of Sauk City, Diane Lange of Middleton and Mark (Anna) Lange of Monroe; seven nieces and nephews, Duane Lange Jr, Cherry Lange, Tamara (Chris) Vigus, Julian Lynch, Susan Lange, Joseph Lange and Jammie (Derek Dzuguas-Smith) Lange. She is further survived by many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother Leon. A visitation will be held at HOOVERSON FUNERAL HOME, Hwy 14 West, Mazomanie, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Burial will be held in Roselawn Cemetery, Monona at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 30.