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Richard "Dick" Sherwin, of Longmont, died April 6, 2014. He was 71. Dick was born on October 3, 1942 in Lancaster, Wisconsin to Guerdon Sherwin and Jeanette Lee Sherwin. Dick married Nancy Smith on January 24, 1962, in Platteville, Wisconsin. Dick graduated from Platteville High School, and later attended Platteville College, studying finance, finished school and in the process of interviewing for banking jobs, found Longmont, Colorado He joined St. Vrain Valley Bank, later United Banks, as a commercial lender. Inspired, he joined the real estate business at an exciting time in Longmont. Growing and a housing market that needed direction, he joined The Hearth Real Estate firm, as a realtor. More recently he was an agent with Traditions ReMax Group. He would spend the next 40 years, providing expertise on residential and commercial real estate sales. Dick enjoyed Longmont and took an active interest in the community. He was a charter member of Fox Hill Country Club, which included soliciting memberships. He was also involved with the beginning of the first fundraising golf tournament in Longmont, held to recognize and solicit funds for the American Cancer Society. This event captured the imagination of Longmont and turned out to be a premier event. Dick was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He had many interests, but enjoyed four wheeling and was a member of the Mile High Jeep Club for many years. He will forever be known for being an early owner of a Porsche in Longmont, something he cherished and fully enjoyed. Surviving are his wife Nancy of Longmont; his mother Jeanette of Platteville, Wisconsin; two sons Tim Sherwin of Longmont and Rob (Anna) Sherwin of Evans, Colorado; grandson Nick Sherwin of Longmont; two brothers Jerry (Elaine) Sherwin of Cuba City, Wisconsin and Ken (Marge) Sherwin of Richland Center, Wisconsin and brother-in-law James E. (Nancy) Smith of Morrison, CO and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 24, at the First United Methodist Church. Contributions may be made to the Longmont Humane Society. Share your thoughts, memories and condolence with the family at www.howemortuary.com

Published in Longmont Times-Call on Apr. 20, 2014
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