- Featured Stories
- Douglas County
- City of Ava
- General Interest
Sherman Herd, 76, of Wapato, Wash., died at home on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005.
He was born on Feb. 6, 1928, in Douglas County 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 Corp., 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, and traveling in his pickup and fifth-wheel trailer. He enjoyed studying the Bible and spending time with his family, children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Herd, of Wapato, Wash.; sons, Dallas Herd, Fort Mohave, Ariz., and Dean (Sue) Herd, of Wapato, Wash.; one brother, Bob Herd, of Haysville, Kan.; grandchildren, Shannon Herd, Charlotte Woods, Heath Herd, and Risa Stoller-Black; and great-grandchildren, Brittany Herd, Tanner Herd, Summer Herd, Shae Woods and Olivia Stoller-Black.
Preceding him 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 under the direction of Keith and Keith Funeral Home, Yakima, Wash., with the Revs. Sterlin Marsh and Albert Lantrip officiating. Interment was in Community Memorial Park, Wapato, Wash.
Mrs. Hazel Herd may be contacted at 2140 Higgins Lane, Wapato, WA 98951.