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William Jewell Sherman

Cohasset, Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
Death 18 Mar 2001 (aged 78)
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Burial Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100014218 · View Source
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Born to Forrest R. and Jessie Alice Jewell Sherman, he married Nettie E. Kaps on Aug. 30, 1941, in St. Charles, Mo. She survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Randall (Della), Rick (Brenda) and Ross (Michelle); one daughter, Annette (Randy) Higgins; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Shirley (Delbert) Swanson, Norma (Bill) Rollet and Lora (Bill) Whitfield; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Roger.

A World War II Army veteran, he was stationed in the Philippines and received the Silver Star.

He was a tool designer for Caterpillar Inc. in East Peoria for 40 years, retiring in 1980.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100014218
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Jewell Sherman (6 Apr 1922–18 Mar 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100014218, citing Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jeanette (contributor 46892486) .