Sharon Junette (Dodds) Balfany 1940–2019 Northfield—Sharon J. Balfany passed away peacefully on February 4th in Northfield at the age of 78. Sharon was a graduate of Robbinsdale High School. She attended St. Olaf College and completed her Liberal Arts degree at the University of Minnesota. She found joy in working in arts & crafts, home design, the Northfield Arts Guild and as "the copy lady" at Lakeville High School. Sharon was an accomplished painter and an avid cat lover. She is survived by her husband Warren to whom she was married for 57 years. Sharon was the devoted mother of Mike, Ann and Sara and was "Grandma Kitty" to her four grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Carole, nieces and nephews. Sharon will be interned at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, and a celebration of her life will be held by her loving family this spring.