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SHERWOOD, Alta Ralph: Died 1977


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Date: 4/17/2021 at 22:19:48


Funeral services for Mrs. Alta (Ralph) Marie Sherwood, 68, were held Thursday, Feb. 17, 1977 at 1:30 p.m. at the Barr Memorial Chapel in Ft. Madison with the Rev. Wilbert Trusheim officiating with burial in the Oakland Cemetery.

She died very unexpectedly of an apparent heart attack at the King Daughters Home where she was assistant matron.

She was born Dec. 22, 1908 at Milton, Iowa and had lived in Ft. Madison since 1924. Mrs. Sherwood was a member of the Santa Fe United Methodist Church and the Sophia B. Wright Circle of the Kings Daughters.

She married Joe Ralph Sherwood January 6, 1937 in Chicago. He preceded her in death August 1, 1965.

Surviving is a son, Duane Sherwood of Ft. Madison and four grandchildren, also several cousins. Her parents were Mattie and Walter Lunsford Warner.

(Transcribed as published.)

Source: "The Hazel Stanford Obituary Collection", Pg. 171, Keosauqua Public Library, Keosauqua, IA


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