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Sherman Herd, 76, of Wapato, Wash., died at home on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005.
He was born Feb. 6, 1928, in Douglas County, Mo., to Cecil and Lottie Herd. In 1946 he married Hazel E. Simpson and in 1952 they moved to Yakima, Wash.
Sherman started work as a can line mechanic for Del Monte Corporation, a job he held until retirement in 1986. Sherman served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Some of his hobbies included gardening, motorcycle riding, raising registered Limousin cattle, brushing his favorite bull, Jed, and traveling in his pickup and fifth-wheel trailer.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Herd, of Wapato, Wash.; sons, Dallas Herd, of Fort Mohave, Ariz., and Dean (Sue) Herd, of Wapato, Wash.; grandchildren, Shannon Herd, of Wanatchee, Wash., Charlotte Woods, of Astoria, Ore., Heath Herd, of Yakima, Wash., and Risa Stoller-Black, of Richland, Wash.; great-grandchildren, Brittany Herd, Tanner Herd, Summer Herd, all of Wanatchee, Wash., Shae Woods, of Astoria, Ore., and Olivia Stoller-Black of Richland, Wash; and one brother, Bob Herd, of Haysville, Kan.
Preceding Sherman in death were his mother, father, two brothers and one sister.
Memorial services were held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at Open Bible Christian Center in Yakima, Wash., under the direction of Keith and Keith Funeral Home, with the Revs. Sterlin Marsh and Albert Lantrip officiating. Interment was in Community Memorial Park, Wapato, Wash.