Monday, September 14th, 2015
Nancy A. Sherman, 66, a resident of Merriam, passed away at 5:40 a. m. on Monday, September 14, 2015, at Miller’s at Oak Pointe in Columbia City following an extended illness. She had been in declining health for some time and had been a patient there for the past two weeks.
Nancy was born in Fort Wayne on November 7, 1948, a daughter of Virgil C. and Edna Mae (Butler) Sherman, and moved as a child with her parents to Merriam. She graduated from Wolf Lake High School in 1967 and was a lifelong resident of Merriam.
As a young lady she had worked as a cook at the former Green Grill in Churubusco, and retired as an assembly worker from Kimball (formerly Magnavox) in Auburn when the plant closed. In her leisure time she enjoyed collecting ink pins, coffee mugs, and spending time on Facebook. She loved and cherished her family and will long be remembered as a person with a caring heart.
She attended the Cornerstone Wesleyan Church in Merriam.
The surviving relatives include her siblings Norm Sherman of Churubusco, Phil (Grace) Sherman of Cromwell, Barbara Campbell of Columbia City, Willard “Willie” (Salley) Sherman of Albion, Rick (Alica) Sherman of Columbia City, Kathy (Jason) Hostetler of Milford, and Jennifer (Mike) Patterson of Albion; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister Janice Mann; and by five brothers Michael, Clyde “Red”, Lester “Les”, Paul, and Kerry Sherman.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. on Thursday, September 17, 2015, at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Pastor Barry Faucett, officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 to 8 p. m., or one hour prior to the service Thursday morning.
Interment will be in the Eel River Cemetery, south of Churubusco.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to the donor’s choice.
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