Council Bluffs (IA) Nonpareil,
February 10, 1966
Sherman Dies; Ex-Railroader
Edward Sherman, 71, 1630 Second Ave., was dead on arrival at a
local hospital Wednesday. Death was due to an apparent heart
Shenandoah, he had resided 60 years in Council Bluffs. Mr.
Sherman retired in 1961 as chief clerk at the local freight office of
the Union Pacific Railroad. He had served the company more than
He was a
member of St. John's Lutheran Church. He also belonged to
Excelsior Lodge 259, AF&AM, and was scheduled to receive a 50-year
membership pin from the lodge in March.
Sherman belonged to Unit 30, National Association of Retired and
Veteran Railway Employees, the Council Bluffs News Boys (Old Timers)
Club; Woodmen of the World, and the Union Pacific Old Timers Club.
Mrs. Sherman celebrated their 48th Wedding anniversary Dec. 1, 1965.
include: widow, Lillian H.; two sons, Walter E. and Robert E., both of
Council Bluffs; daughter, Mrs.
Irene Mize of Council Bluffs, and
will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Meyer
Chapel, with the Rev. W. E.
Wicklund of St. John's Lutheran Church officiating. Excelsior
Lodge will conduct graveside Masonic services at Memorial Park Cemetery.
suggested memorials may be made to St. John's Church.
John Edward Sherman was a great grandson of
Marietta Sikes. Obituary submitted by Sue Mize, granddaughter.