Marilyn Rae Sherman, age 84 of Laurel, Nebraska died on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Lennox, SD.
Funeral Services will be on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Presbyterian Church in Laurel, Nebraska with Kathy Keifer officiating. Burial will be at the Laurel cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday, at church, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and will continue on Wednesday one hour prior to services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Laurel.
Pallbearers will be Travis Schroeder, Todd Schroeder, Brandon Wiemers, Kolby Shaff, Dustin Humphry, and Casey Sherman.
Marilyn Rae was born on August 12, 1935 to Ernest and Opal (Simon) Schultz in rural Concord, Nebraska. She grew up in Dixon County and graduated from Newcastle High School in 1953. Marilyn married Leslie Darrell Sherman on January 31, 1954 at the Daily Hall in Dixon County. She and Leslie farmed near Vermillion, SD and in Laurel, retiring around 1997. They then moved into Laurel. Leslie died on February 3, 2017 at the age of 85 years.
Marilyn was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Laurel. She enjoyed camping, being with family, playing cards, and was a fan of the Nebraska Huskers.
She is survived by her four children and spouses, Debra Wiemers of Vermillion, SD, Scott Sherman and special friend Sherrie Menigoz of Sioux City, IA, Mark (Colleen) Sherman of Laurel, NE, Lori (Matthew) Kacmarynski of Lennox, SD; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; brother Bob Schultz of Manhattan, KS; and many nieces and nephews.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, husband Leslie of 63 years; twin infant children Barry Ray & Mary Kay; two brothers Vernon Schultz and Myron Schultz; two sisters Orva Bogdanow, Helen Schultz, and infant sister Dorothy.