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Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM (Mountain).

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Philip, South Dakota

Masonic Cemetery
Philip, South Dakota
A visitation will be held on Monday, July 29, from 5-7 p.m. with a rosary and prayer service starting at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Philip.

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In memory of

Sharon Irene Coyle

of Philip, South Dakota, died on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip at the age of 86

Sharon Irene Coyle was born January 5, 1933 in Midland, South Dakota. She was the second daughter of Robert “Bob” and Laura (Hand) Eymer. Sharon grew up in the Milesville area and graduated from Philip High School in 1950.

Sharon was married to Robert “Bob” Coyle on June 1, 1950, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Philip. They made their home in Philip and enjoyed 50 years of marriage until Bob’s death on July 4, 2000.

Sharon was a homemaker and also kept books for Bob’s Dray business and the Philip Ambulance Services. She and Bob enjoyed working with their cattle. After her last daughter began attending college, she worked in the lunchroom at the Philip School and then worked in the office at Kennedy Implement. After Bob’s death, Sharon volunteered at the Small Pine Daycare for almost 8 years.

Sharon was active in the community and in her church. She was a long-time member of the Sacred Heart Church Evening Guild, American Legion Auxiliary, Philip Hospital Auxiliary, AARP, Bad River Senior Citizens and Community Betterment.

Sharon’s passions in life were always her family and her faith. She is survived by her nine children: Roxanne Mickley of Rapid City, SD; Bob Coyle and wife Karen of Martin, SD; Bruce Coyle and wife Corinne of Newton, IA; Rick Coyle and wife Rhonda of Philip, SD; Ronnie Coyle and wife Dawn of Philip, SD; Rhonda Hale and husband Jim of Arvada, CO; Debbie Ness of Audubon, MN; Donna Rausch and husband Kurt of Hoven, SD; and Connie Coyle and spouse Lisa Fair of Arvada, CO; 20 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

Sharon was preceded in death by her husband Bob, her parents Bob and Laura Eymer, her sister and brother-in-law Shirley and Howard Parsons, her brother Donnie Eymer, her sister and brother-in-law Diane and Don Schurr, and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Mom’s extended family at the Silverleaf Assisted Living Center, both staff and residents. Her last years were happy because of the loving care she received there, and she was happy to call the Silverleaf “home”.

At Sharon’s request, in lieu of flowers, memorials will be directed to Sacred Heart Church, Haakon County Prairie Transport or the Silverleaf Assisted Living Center. Memorials can be sent to P.O. Box 664, Philip, SD 57567.

A visitation will be held on Monday, July 29, from 5-7 p.m. with a rosary, prayer service and time of sharing starting at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Philip.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Philip with Father Gary Oreshoski as celebrant assisted by Deacon Lloyd Frein.

Private family interment will follow cremation at the Masonic Cemetery.

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 5-7 p.m.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Philip, South Dakota

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 7 p.m.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Philip, South Dakota

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 10:00 a.m.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Philip, South Dakota

Father Gary Oreshoski
assisted by Deacon Lloyd Frein

Marianne Frein - Pianist
Gayle Rush - Cantor
“Precious Lord Take My Hand”
“On Eagle’s Wings”
“Oh Loving God”
“Be Not Afraid”
"How Great Thou Art"

Kurt Rausch

Kay Ainslie - Joann Pearson

Pat Seager - Brandy Seager

Ronnie Coyle - Rick Coyle

Bryan Mickley - Matt Mickley - Andy Coyle - Matt Coyle
Rocky Coyle - Chris Kelso - Jonathon Houle - DaShawn Rausch

All of the Staff and Family of the Silverleaf

Masonic Cemetery
Philip, South Dakota

  • I have many great memories of Sharon while growing up. Many prayers of comfort for her family
    ~ Barbara Pfeifer Weaver Conroe, Texas (7/31/2019)
  • AZ ~ Dennis & Donna Moses Green Valley (7/30/2019)
  • Roxanne, Bob, Bruce, et al. Sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She and your dad raised some very fine children [and athletes]. ~ Tim and Peggy Lester Austin, TX (7/29/2019)
  • Connie and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all ~ Nick Nargi and family Littleton, CO (7/29/2019)
  • Coyle families, your Mother wa s always smiling, busy and loved her family. Keep your memories close. Will miss her in this life but not forever. ~ Connie Lee Midland TX (7/29/2019)
  • My condolences to the family . The loss of a parent is one of the most difficult to go through. I remember my favorite story Rhonda told me about her mom was that she would go to the nursery at the hospital and rock the babies. Love to you all! <3 ~ Marie (Carara) Kachel Womelsdorf, PA (7/29/2019)
  • My sincere thoughts and prayers to you all. ~ Ray Wilhelm Rapid City (7/28/2019)
  • Sorry for your loss, Mary must have been a wonderful lady ~ Roxie Peterson Rapid City (7/27/2019)
  • PHILIP lost a couple icons this month. Jack Hansen and Sharon Coyle. Great families. Sympathy and prayers for Sharon's family and friends. ~ Donna Bodkin Craven Rapid City (7/27/2019)
  • While our family never had the privilege of meeting Sharon Coyle, if the kindness of her daughter and our friend, Connie, is even a small indication of the woman that she was, the world has lost a special and gentle soul. Our condolences and love go out to your family. ~ Sara Schaeffner Arvada, CO (7/27/2019)
  • Although no words can take away the sorrow that you bear. May it be comforting to you to know that others car. Sharon was such a dear friend of moms our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ~ Don Moses family Fairmont NE (7/27/2019)
  • Blessings to the Coyle Family. While I did ~ Chris Brown Denver Colorado (7/26/2019)
  • We are thinking of all you folks during this difficult time. Sharon was quite a lady, Joann enjoyed having her in the Legion Auxilary, always wanting to help with everything. Hold on to all the memories. ~ Les & Joann Pearson Philip, SD (7/26/2019)
  • To the Coyle families,
    Our sincere sympathy, thoughts and prayers to you all! Sharon was such a sweet, sweet lady and we will miss seeing her in the pew next to us at church.
    ~ Nathan & Brittney Drury Philip (7/26/2019)
  • My dear friend Roxie, So sorry for the loss of your mother! Even though I never met her, I felt like I knew her because of all the wonderful things you said about her! She raised a great daughter that was very good to her! Find comfort in the memories of her. My prayers and sympathy to all of you! ~ Terry Vanyo Rapid City,SD (7/26/2019)
  • Beauty, classy, caring, funny, brave, strong and loving; all things that embodied Momma Coyle. I love and I will miss you. ~ Lisa Fair Arvada, CO. (7/26/2019)
  • I am so sorry to hear that your mom passed away. Prayers and Hugs to your family. ~ Maureen Martz Waynesboro,PA (7/26/2019)
  • Family of Sharon, We are deeply sadden for your loss of your dear mother. I know God has a special place for her. I know God will hold you in the palm of his hand, while you walk through this deep valley. Love & Prayers Debbie & Marty ~ Marty & Debbie Hansen Philip (7/26/2019)
  • Though meeting Sharon only once. She embraced us with kindness, joy and love. I will always think of her as a beautiful person spreading sunshine with her beautiful smile. ~ Frank and Linda Ortiz Glendale AZ (7/26/2019)
  • So sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. God Bless. ~ Ralph & Cathy Fiedler Sturgis, S.D. (7/26/2019)
  • Sharon was always such a gracious woman. She was kind and supportive to everyone and was a blessing to the community! ~ Mark Ford Brainerd, MN (7/26/2019)
  • Sorry for your loss. Remember all the special times you had with her. ~ Judy Hanson Philip S.D. (7/26/2019)
  • So sorry to hear of your loss.Sharon always had such a beautiful out look on life.My prayers are with you
    ~ Tootie Formanek Prescott AZ (7/26/2019)
  • I am so sorry for your loss. She was an amazing lady. I have many good memories of her. ~ Kassie Kukal Kadoka (7/26/2019)
  • This lady was one very special woman. My greatest sympathies to all her beloved family. May God comfort you as you walk through this sadness and may her love and laughter forever fill your hearts. ~ Rebecca Williams Hill City, (7/26/2019)
  • I am so very sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers. ~ Kathy Larson LaDue Anamosa, Iowa (7/26/2019)
  • She was a beautiful woman. ~ Lee Ann Knutson Philip, SD (7/26/2019)
  • Dear Coyle Family
    So sorry for your loss. Sharon was always so kind to us from the time we first moved here.
    May you feel the love of family and friends during your time of grief and may God hold you in the palm of his hand.
    God Bless,
    David, Michelle, Kelcey, Katie & Lukas Butler
    ~ Michelle Butler Philip, SD (7/26/2019)
  • So sorry to hear of Sharon's passing. She and Bob raised a wonderful family, and left a lasting legacy in you kids. Keep those precious memories close. ~ Karen Hanson Rapid City (7/26/2019)