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Sherman, George "Cork"



George "Cork" Sherman formerly of Alameda and veteran of World War II died in his sleep early Friday morning August 26, 2016 in Moriarty. He was 89.

Born in Geneseo, Kansas August 13th 1927, he grew up in Roswell and entered the Navy in 1945, serving in the Philippines.

He married on July 11th 1955 Ormajene Steller of Servia Indiana who was teaching Home Economics at the University of New Mexico. Together they started Sherman's Inc., a chemical and science supply company serving the Albuquerque Public Schools. They enjoyed traveling in the southwest and farming in Alameda. He retired in 1992 to the family ranch in Leyba NM and lived there until his illness in 2011.

His parents Frank and Ida Sherman, brother Frank and sister Phyllis preceded him in death along with his wife, Ormajene and daughter Katherine Ann.

He is survived by his daughter Jane and Ray Duke, son Frank (Bill) and Nancy Sherman, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

His final resting place is Leyba, NM.
Published in Albuquerque Journal from Sept. 2 to Sept. 4, 2016
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