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Iva June Sherman

June 6, 1918 June 8, 2014
Iva June Sherman
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Obituary for Iva June Sherman

Gladwin, Michigan
Iva June Sherman, 96, of Gladwin died Sunday June 8, 2014 at the Gladwin Pines Nursing Home. She was born June 6, 1918 to Altamer and Nona (Poland) Cuddie of Gladwin; she attended Podunk and Gladwin High School. She had a wonderful childhood and often told us stories of her youth.  She met Otto Sherman at a youth gathering at Zion (Oberlin) Lutheran Church and School, Gladwin County. They were married on November 23, 1935 at Zion. They moved to the farm on Arnold Lake Road and raised dairy cattle. Otto and Iva had 66 years together and raised four children:  Donald (Barb) Sherman, Augusta (Ed) Etelamaki, Martin Sherman and Alt (Robyn) Sherman. Otto preceded her in death in 2001.
They were also blessed with 11 grandchildren: Debbie (Ron) Tripp, Sandy (Jack) Wark, Eddie (Sue) Etelamaki, Karen (Mark)  Ochsankehl, Diana Mansfield, Julie (Steve) Zahm, Martin  (Debra) Sherman, Laura Sherman, Dawn Sherman, Tarah (Greg) Genaw, Monica (Josh) Stall.  She also had 23 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren. She often said she just gets greater and greater with all these children.
In addition to Otto she was preceded in death by her sisters, Irene (Roy) Linton, Morea (Victor) Foutch and one brother Clare Cuddie.
Otto and Iva were members of our Savior Lutheran Church in Gladwin. Services will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 11:00 am with the Rev. Krach officiating.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday June 11, 2014 from 2-8 pm at Sisson Funeral Home. Burial will be held at the Skeels Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church or your favorite Charity.  Arrangements were entrusted to Sisson Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held at Sisson Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 11 from  2-8 pm


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