PEORIA - Annette Ellen "Nettie" Sherman, 89, of Peoria passed away at 4 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at Snyder Village in Metamora.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Clary Funeral Home, 3004 W. Lake Ave., Peoria, with Dr. B.G. Drake Jr. of Trinity Temple Church officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will be at a later date.
Nettie was born in Peoria on March 11, 1923, a daughter of Alois and Mary (Hahn) Kaps. She married William J. Sherman on Aug. 8, 1941, in St. Charles, Mo. He preceded her in death on March 18, 2001, in Peoria.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Betty Lindenfelzer; and one son, Roger Sherman.
She is survived by her daughter, Annette (Randy) Higgins of Peoria; and sons, Randall (Della) Sherman of Washington, Rick (Brenda) Sherman of Peoria and Ross (Michelle) Sherman of St. Louis; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Nettie attended Glen Oak Christian Church in Peoria and was a member of the Moose Lodge in Pekin, Elks Lodge No. 1271 and VFW Post No. 2078 in East Peoria.
She retired as a clerk at the parts counter for Heritage Buick.
Memorial contributions may be made in Nettie's memory to the
Central Illinois Chapter.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.ClaryFunerals.com.
Published in Peoria Journal Star on Oct. 28, 2012