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Obituaries

Obituaries

Donald V. Sherman 1928 - 2011 Lawrence

Funeral services for Donald V. Sherman, 82, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will be at 12:30 p.m. at Leavenworth National Cemetery with military honors.
Mr. Sherman died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born Dec. 10, 1928, in Amorita, Okla., the son of Grant Earnest and Pearl Blanche Arb Sherman.
He worked at Cities Service Gas Company, which later became Williams Company, for 34 years before he retired Dec. 31, 1983, as superintendent of gas transmission. Following retirement, he moved to Lawrence in 1984.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie. He was also a member of Jayhawk Model Masters of Lawrence, and he was a marshal at Alvamar Country Club in Lawrence for many years.
Mr. Sherman married Ethel Briggs on April 4, 1953, in Barnsdall, Okla. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include four daughters, Luanne Fisher and husband Larry, St. John, Jan Lance and husband Tom, Hutchinson, Teri Gouge and husband Kim, Lawrence, and Kristi D’Arcy and husband Hamlet, Basel, Switzerland; seven grandchildren, Troy Fisher, Andrea Long, Adam and Adissyn Lance, Jordan and Jarad Gouge, and Stella D’Arcy; five great-grandchildren, Hayden, Cassie, Averi, Jalyn and Grady; a brother, Merlyn Sherman, Cushing, Okla.; and three sisters, Faye Kraft, Gridley, Carol Parr, Cherokee, Okla., and Myrna Singeree, Wichita.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.
The family suggests memorials to a charity of the donor’s choice, sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.