Bette L. Sherman

TAMPICO – Bette L. Sherman, 89, of Tampico, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at her home. She had worked at Northwestern Steel and Wire Co. in Sterling.

Bette was born April 21, 1924, in Tampico, the daughter of  William and Esther (Spotts) Schultz. She married Norman Wetzell in 1944. He preceded her in death. She married John Sherman on Sept. 6, 1969, in Tampico. He preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 1999. She was a member of Tampico United Methodist Church.

Survivors include one son, Ronald (Cynthia) Wetzell of Minneapolis; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Gary Schultz of Belvidere; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Charles and Michael; one granddaughter; three brothers; and one sister.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday and the funeral at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Tampico United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Leanne Keate, pastor, officiating. Private burial will be Monday at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling. Garland Funeral Home in Tampico is handling arrangements.

A memorial has been established to Tampico United Methodist Church.

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