Here is Sylvester's obit and links to his parents, could you please add them to the memorial page? He is the last child that I have to link to them. Thanks for your time and consideration!
Edison Sylvester "Ed" Sherman - 39762264
Harriet Arabelle Rozell Sherman - 39762675
Stevens Point (Portage County, Wisconsin) Daily Journal, May 31, 1972
Sylvester Edward Sherman
Sylvester Edward Sherman, 58, Capron, Ill., formerly of Portage County, died Tuesday at his home in Capron. He was born Feb. 3, 1914, in Town of Pine Grove.
He operated a salvage business in Capron until retirement in 1970. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Goult-Patterson-Hardell Funeral Chapel, Plainfield. The Rev. Edward Ketchum of Plainfield United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will follow in Plainfield Cemetery.
Friends may call today at the funeral chapel. Mr. Sherman married the former Doris Bentley on Sept. 21,1939, at South Bend, Ind., and she is among survivors.
Other survivors include six sons, Edward, Fontana, Cecil, Bancroft, William, Toledo, Ohio, and Frank. John and George, all of Capron; seven daughters, Mrs. Herbert (Beverly) Renner, Janesville, Sandra, Capron, Mrs. Paul (Marjorie) Vincent, Des Plaines, Ill., Mrs. Marshall (Sharon) Jist, Rockford, 111., Mrs. Dale (Yvonne) Wright, Delavan, Mrs. Donald (Diane) Winn., and Debra, both of Des Plaines; 16 grandchildren; two brothers. Henry, Bancroft, and Raleigh. Plainfield, and five sisters. Mrs. Ray (Nora) Pichelman and Mrs. Clara Timm, both of Plainfield, Mrs. Harry (Edith) Hansen, Bancroft, Mrs. Vilas (Jane) Leach, Adams, and Mrs. Robert (Dorothy) Taylor. Algonquin. Ill.
|Gramma Kathy||Marshall Gist|
oops! I did take a picture of the area where Mr. Gist buried. If you would like a copy, let me know.
I emailed you the photos but from 2 accounts, my personal one and my sons, thought I let you know so you can keep your eye out for them. Seems like everything I get goes to my junk folder first....