Sharon Lee Forrest Beckman, 78, of Idaho Falls, passed away May 2, 2022, at Fairwinds-Sand Creek Retirement Community. She was under the care of Alliance Hospice.
Sharon was born November 29, 1943, in Denver, Colorado, to Preston James Forrest and Barbara Jeanne McCook Forrest. Sharon had one brother, Robin Gae Richard Forrest II. She grew up and attended schools in Pleasant Ridge, Michigan. She received an Associate’s Degree from Ricks College and received her Bachelors Degree in Education from St. Martin’s College in Lacey, Washington.
On May 26, 1965, she married Dallin T. Bounds in Hailey, Idaho. They had four sons, Dallin, David, Michael, and Mathieu. They were later divorced.
Sharon was a dedicated teacher and director of the special needs program in Sedro Wolly, Washington for 20 years.
On September 29, 2016, she married Donald H. Beckman in the Rexburg, Idaho Temple. Sharon and Don made their home in Idaho Falls, Idaho, where she was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Sharon is survived by her loving husband, Donald Beckman of Idaho Falls, ID, his children David Beckman (Coreen), Jack Beckman (Renita), Deanna Batte’ (Claude Kimball) and Dennis Beckman.
She is also survived by her sons, Michael Adam Bounds, Mathieu Collins Bounds and David Bounds.
She was preceded in death by her father, mother, brother and son.
Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2022, at the Caribou Ward, 1860 Kearney Street, with Bishop Rigby officiating.