Ken R. Sherman

Born: Thu., May 31, 1945
Died: Wed., Jul. 4, 2012

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Kenneth "Ken" R. Sherman - a resident of Pendleton, died Wednesday, July 4, 2012 in the St. Anthony Hospital, Pendleton. He was 67 years old. A celebration of life service will be held Monday, July 16, 2012, at 9:00 A.M. with a potluck luncheon immediately following, both will be held at the Bethel Assembly of God Church, 1109 Airport Road in Pendleton. Contributions in memory of Ken Sherman to help offset funeral expenses may be sent to Dorothy Sherman, 228 SW 28th Drive, #2, Pendleton, OR 97801. Sign the online guestbook at www.burnsmortuary.com Burns Mortuary of Pendleton handled arrangements. Mr. Sherman was born May 31, 1945 in Santa Rosa, California. He was the son of Thomas and Velma Hemseth Sherman. He was raised and educated in Santa Rosa. After his schooling, he served in the United States Army during the Viet Nam Conflict. After his discharge, he worked for the telephone company for 25 years in the Santa Rosa area. He married Dorothy Hitchcock on May 23, 1981 in Santa Rosa. The family came to Pendleton in 1993. While here he had worked at the phone company, as a truck driver and most recently as a school bus driver for Mid Columbia Bus Company. He greatly enjoyed riding horses, swimming, fishing and working on his computer. He had been a past member of the Eagles lodge of Santa Rosa, California. He is survived by: his wife Dorothy of Pendleton, three children; Meredith Cannon of Texas, Phyllis Sherman of California, and Lonnie Rowe of Pendleton, two brothers, Richard Sherman of Florida, and Bob Sherman of California, a sister, Marilyn, and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jerry Sherman of California.

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Debi Lunceford
   Posted Mon July 09, 2012
My husband and I were shocked and saddened at the news of Ken's passing. My husband, John, worked with Ken at the bus company and always spoke so highly of him. They shared a love of the outdoors and swapped stories of their days in the service. After I met Ken it was obvious why he and my husband hit it off. They were a lot alike. John and I are so grateful to have had a chance to know Ken. We will miss him. Our deepest sympathy to Dorothy, Lonnie and the entire family. With all our love, Debi and John Lunceford

Tim Van Cleave
   Posted Tue July 10, 2012
May God's presence be experienced greater than ever before.

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