Gary. R. Sherwood

Apr 15, 2017
Sherwood, Gary obit


4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2017 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel


Inurnment will be held at a later date at the Garden of Memories Cemetery


May be directed to the family


Gary. R. “Bigfoot” Sherwood, 76, of Waterloo, died April 15, 2017 at his home.

Gary was born January 26, 1941 in Waterloo, the son of Carl and Alice (Jacobson) Sherwood. He married JoAnn (Schulmeister) White on January 26, 2002 in Waterloo.

Gary worked in construction for All Iowa Contracting and he later retired from Aspro, Inc.

He is survived by: his wife, JoAnn of Waterloo; two daughters: Alison White and Laurie Albertson, both of Waterloo; three sons: Robert Kelly (Tamara) Dyer and Randy Dyer, both of Waterloo, and Jeff (Joanie) Sherwood; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three brothers: Bill (Darlene) Sherwood of La Porte City, Tim (Linda) Sherwood and Steve Sherwood, both of Waterloo; and two sisters, Sally Hermanson and Vicki Sherwood, both of Waterloo.

Gary is preceded in death by: his parents; one son, Chris Sherwood; three brothers: Bob, Vince, and Jim Sherwood; and one sister, Mary Jebe.

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  1. Barb Overmann | Apr 26, 2017
    So sorry to hear that Gary had passed. I lived in the same apartment building as Gary and JoAnn did, and they were always a fun couple. Gary was a nice guy and he certainly had a green thumb-there were plants everywhere at our complex. My condolences to JoAnn and the family & friends of Gary.
  2. Jeff & Peggy | Apr 19, 2017
    Please accept our sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one. This is one of the most difficult things we must face in our life. May it comfort you to know that others are deeply touched by your loss. God assures us at Psalms 34:18 that he is near to those broken in heart and those crushed in spirit he saves. Jesus also promises that we will be able to see our loved ones again. May these bible thoughts bring you comfort at this most difficult time. 
  3. Cathy Cortright | Apr 18, 2017
    Sorry to see this loss. Gary was a good guy.My condolences to the family.

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