Vivian Ilean Sowers Sherman
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7/18/1931 - 5/22/2013
Ilean Sherman went to be with the Lord on May 22, 2013 after a short illness with breast cancer. Ilean was born in Indiana on July 18, 1931. Her family moved to Tucson, Arizona in her junior year of high school. She met the love of her life, Herb, at the First Christian Church. They married in November of 1951. They left Tucson and moved to Taft, Calif., in 1954, where they had their three children, Mark, Gail and Michael. In late 1965, they transferred Fremont where Herb became a pilot for Pan Am.
She is survived by her husband Capt. Herbert R. Sherman; son Mark; daughter Gail; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister Pauline; and brother Gary.
Ilean is preceded in death by her son Michael; mother Thelma; father Aubrey; and sister Betty.
A memorial will be held in her honor on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 10:30 a.m., at a private residence in Loomis. Please contact Gary at 916-276-4007, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, for directions.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the cancer fund in Ilean's name.
Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on June 12, 2013