In Memory: As of 06/03/2019

Sharon Elizabeth Landuyt (Riesenbeck)

Sharon Elizabeth Landuyt (Riesenbeck)

Born: July 10, 1959

Died: September 4, 2018, age 59 (cause unknown)

Sharon attended all four years and was a Class of '77 graduate.


Sharon E. “Rocky” Riesenbeck, age 59, a resident of Lake Holiday in Sandwich, IL and formerly a longtime resident of Naperville, IL, passed away on September 4, 2018. She was born on July 10, 1959 in Evergreen Park, IL.

Sharon is survived by her devoted husband, Michael Riesenbeck; her loving children, Justin (Alyssa Baffoe) and Brittany (fiancé Nathan Penn); her dear brothers, John (Sue) Landuyt, Jim Landuyt and Rick (Gayle) Landuyt; her sister-in-law Holly Grote, her cherished nieces and nephews, Allison (Matthew) Kline, Richard Landuyt, Jr., Michael (Jaclyn) Landuyt, Joseph Landuyt, Tyler Landuyt, Riley Landuyt, Jason (Danielle) Landuyt, Rachel Grote, Jonathon (Erin) Grote, Katherine Grote; and her step-mother-in-law, Christina Riesenbeck. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Margaret Landuyt and her father-in-law, Clement Riesenbeck, her mother-in-law, Mary Jolene Riesenbeck.

Rocky worked her entire career in male-dominated industries. She was employed for 25 years with the railroad, and has worked for the last 14 years as a sales manager at Waupaca Sand & Solutions. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in her name to:

THE WEE ONE FOUNDATION The Wee One Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those in the golf industry with financial hardship from undue medical expense, a group that Sharon helped and supported every chance she could. 11855 Archer Avenue, Lemont IL 60439, or online at

SCLERODERMA RESEARCH FOUNDATION "We are in the business of going out of business." SRF is a is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to fund and facilitate medical research aimed at improved therapies and, ultimately, a cure for scleroderma. As a rare disease, scleroderma often doesn't get the support it needs, and we'd love to ensure other families don't lose their loved one as soon as we did. 

Visitation will be Friday, September 7, 3:30 PM until 9:00 PM at the Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 8, 9:30 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth, Naperville. Interment will be private.

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12/28/18 03:18 PM #1    

Robert P Macek

 Sharon Landuyt  was my high school sweetheart.  I have some great memories of her and of the great ttimes we shared together, Sharon will always hold a special place in my heart.   I’m glad I got to see her one last time at our 40th high school reunion this past summer. May her soul rest in peace.

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