Services set for Saturday for Creston, Iowa, family of 4 who died in Mexico

Funeral arrangements have been scheduled for an Iowa couple and their two children who died at a Mexican resort.

Visitation is set for 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston for Kevin Sharp, 41, and his wife, Amy Sharp, 38, and their children, Sterling, 12, and Adrianna, 7.

A Mexican prosecutor says a gas leak in a water heater is suspected of killing them inside their rented condominium in Tulum. Their bodies were found Friday.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Southwestern Community College Gymnasium in Creston. Pastor Mary O’Riley and Pastor Rick Titus will officiate.

Amy and Kevin Sharp took classes at Southwestern Community College.

Burial will be private at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston.

Memorials are suggested for a SWCC Scholarship, the Creston Basketball Association, the Creston Softball & Baseball League, the Padded Football League, the Creston Brownie Troop 971 and the Creston Boy Scouts.

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People attending the service are asked to dress in comfortable, everyday clothes, including Iowa, Iowa State or other college, sports and racing apparel.

The family was reported missing by relatives about a week after they left for vacation.

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