|Sherman, Velma Mae (1908 - 1949)|
----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection
MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD 9/ /1949
MRS. SHERMAN DIES THURSDAY
SERVICE SET MONDAY AT GREENWOOD CHURCH
Greenwood--Mrs. Irving Sherman, 41, a resident of Greenwood, Clark County the past 21 years, died at 7:10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, 1949 at her home. She had been in poor health the past 1 years, was bedridden since May, and was hospitalized in Marshfield and Madison prior to that time.
The body will lie in state at the Schiller Funeral Home until Saturday morning, when it will be taken to the Sherman home to lie in state until the time of the funeral services Monday at 2 p.m. at Grace Methodist Church. The Rev. Lee H. Homes will officiate at the services and burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Forest Queen Camp, Royal Neighbors of America, of which she had served as recorder for many years and still was serving in that capacity at the time of her death, will attend the funeral in a body. She also was a member of the Woman's Club.
Mrs. Sherman, the former Velma Mae Hindal, daughter of Irva Hindal, Greenwood, and the late Mabel (Fischer) Hindal, was born in Greeley, Iowa, Feb. 1, 1908.
She came to Greenwood from Iowa with her parents in 1925 and was graduated from Greenwood High School the following years. On April 4, 1937 she was married at Greenwood to Irving Sherman, who survives with a brother, Clair, Sacramento, Calif. Her mother died Feb. 14, 1946.
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