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Sherman, Marilyn
Marilyn Sherman, 80, of Sun Lakes passed away peacefully at home surrounded by Love on January 29, 2016. Marilyn was born January 12, 1936 in Carthage, Missouri to the late Jesse and Hazel Lewis. She graduated from Joplin High School in 1953 and married her high school sweetheart, Roger Sherman on December 28, 1957. Together, they raised a family in Overland Park, Kansas, traveled the United States and Europe, and cherished life-long friendships. In addition to faithful service to her community and church, Marilyn served as President of the Kansas City Chapter of Executive Women International and the Sprint Toastmasters Club. Marilyn devoted many years of management service to Sprint before her final retirement in 1998, and then moved to Sun Lakes, Arizona to be near her beloved grandchildren. She is survived by her devoted husband of 58 years, Roger, son Craig and his wife Kathy Sherman of Chandler, Arizona, and daughter Amy and husband David Mitchell of Holly Ridge, NC. She is also survived by two loving granddaughters Addison and Lily, grandson Joshua of Chandler, AZ; and Tyler Widener and Amanda Mitchell of Loganville, GA. Friends and loved ones are invited to a memorial service at Sun Lakes Methodist Church on February 20, 2016 at 10:30am. A private family burial will occur this summer in Joplin, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Sun Lakes United Methodist Church or the .



Published in The Arizona Republic on Feb. 2, 2016
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