Obituary of Marian Sherwin
~~Airsman-Hires Funeral Home
White Hall, IL. 217-248-5629
Marian Joann Sherwin, age 90 of rural Winchester, died Monday afternoon, October 2, 2017 at Scott County Nursing Center. She was born April 29, 1927 in Greenfield, the daughter of Charles M. and Dorothy Ruyle Coonrod. She married Ercil L. “Casey” Sherwin January 31, 1947 at White Hall, and he preceded her in death March 4, 2003.
Marian is survived by a son Kevin (wife Cheryl) Sherwin of Roodhouse, six grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren and one on the way, and three great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Jo Sherwin, four sisters, Margie Shaw, Alma Shaw, Fannie Graham, and Ruby McKenna, and two brothers, Hubert L. and Charles H. Coonrod.
Marian was a seamstress at garment factories in White Hall and Roodhouse for many years. After marrying Ercil, she became a devoted wife, mother to Patricia and Kevin, and grandmother. She was known for her Sunday homemade family dinners and pies. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and yard work. Friends were always warmly welcomed at the Sherwin Farm home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017 at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall, with burial in Pine Tree Cemetery near Patterson. Visitation will be Friday from noon until time of services. Memorials are suggested to Pine Tree Cemetery. Condolences may be left on-line at www.airsman-hires.com.