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Published February 05, 2013, 12:00 AM

Henry Sherman

Henry Sherman, 86, Casselton, ND died on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Henry Joseph Sherman was born Oct. 16, 1926 at Fingal, ND to Henry and Agnes (Schlegel) Sherman. He grew up there and attended Weber country school. He farmed with his father before entering the US Army where he served in the Korean War. Henry married Lucille Morth on June 19, 1956 at Fingal. They made their home in Fargo. He attended Hanson Mechanic School and then worked for Thompson Motors in Moorhead, MN. They moved to Fingal where he farmed and drove school bus. In 1966, they moved to Amenia, ND where he drove school bus. He also served as custodian at the Casselton and Amenia schools for 30 years. They moved to Casselton in 2011.

Henry Sherman

Henry Sherman, 86, Casselton, ND died on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Henry Joseph Sherman was born Oct. 16, 1926 at Fingal, ND to Henry and Agnes (Schlegel) Sherman. He grew up there and attended Weber country school. He farmed with his father before entering the US Army where he served in the Korean War. Henry married Lucille Morth on June 19, 1956 at Fingal. They made their home in Fargo. He attended Hanson Mechanic School and then worked for Thompson Motors in Moorhead, MN. They moved to Fingal where he farmed and drove school bus. In 1966, they moved to Amenia, ND where he drove school bus. He also served as custodian at the Casselton and Amenia schools for 30 years. They moved to Casselton in 2011.

He was a long time member of St. Leo’s Parish and served on the Amenia City Council for 30 years. Henry enjoyed playing cards and woodworking.

Henry is survived by his wife, Lucille; seven children, Pamela Patterson, Wasilla, AK, Eugene Sherman, Fargo, Patrick Sherman, Fargo, Colleen (Mark) Johnson, Galesburg, ND, Scott (Tracey) Sherman, Casselton, LaDonna (Daniel) Nelson, Portland, ND and Lynn (Ron) Kolle, Lake Park, MN; ten grandchildren, Cody O’Mary, Chance (Ginarae) O’Mary, Heidi O’Mary, Logan Sherman, Austin Baril, Matthew and Megan Johnson, Beau Nelson, Shelby and Sydney Sherman; two great grandchildren, Corbin and Alexis O’Mary; four siblings, Alice Puhr, Enderlin, ND, Alma (William) VonRuden, Thompson, ND, Teresa (Carl) Grasswick, Deer Creek, MN, and Loren (Connie) Sherman, Fingal.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Hilaria Wurzer and Dorothy Miller; and son, Roman.

Visitation: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 from 4 to 6 PM with a prayer service at 6 PM at West Funeral Home, Casselton.

Funeral: Thursday at 10:30 AM at St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Casselton with visitation one hour prior.

Burial: Holy Trinity Cemetery, Fingal.

Condolences can be sent online westfuneralhome.com

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