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Mary E. Sherman 1922-2009

Sep 9, 2009

A memorial service for Mary E. Sherman of Emmetsburg will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, at the First United Methodist Church in Emmetsburg.

Inurnment is in Evergreen Cemetery. The Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church or Lakeside Lutheran Home.

On Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009, Mary passed away at the Lakeside Lutheran Home in Emmetsburg. She was 87.

Mary E. Morman was born June 6, 1922, the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Born) Morman in Emmetsburg. She attended Emmetsburg Schools. Mary worked at the Redwood Café for many years before working at the Emmetsburg Care Center.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Emmetsburg. Mary enjoyed working with crafts and gardening.

Mary is survived by four children: Jerry Sherman (Carol) of Pella, John Sherman of Forest City, Chancy Sherman, Jr. (Bonnie) of Adair, and Betty Rosenstill (Bruce) of Garner; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Annabelle Kinnetz of Emmetsburg. Also surviving is a daughter-in-law, Beverly Elsberry-Sherman of Boone; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Mary Sherman was preceded in death by her parents; the father of her children, Chancy Sherman; son, Donald E. Sherman; daughter-in-law, Sharon Sherman; four brothers: Earl, George, John and Clarence; and two sisters: Alice and Viola.

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