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Barbara Ann Sherwin


Barbara Ann Sherwin, 84, Harvard, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at the Hospice of Northeastern Illinois Inpatient Care Unit at Centegra Specialty Hospital, Woodstock.

She was born Nov. 3, 1927, in Riley to Fred and Ruth (Carlson) McCue.

On Sept. 15, 1947, she married Wayne L. Sherwin at the First United Methodist Church, Marengo.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Harvard.

She was a Lady of the Moose Lodge in Harvard and served with McHenry County, Seneca and Grange chapters.

She was a 4-H leader and a member of the Dunham Homemakers Club. She enjoyed playing bingo and was an avid Chicago Bulls and Cubs fan.

Survivors include a son, Sidney (Ann) Sherwin; a daughter, Vanita Seaver; three grandchildren, Michael Seaver, Nicole Seaver and Douglas (Claudia) Seaver; three step-grandchildren, Paula Waldorf, Kevin Wulf and Lurie Wulf; four great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Aug. 16, 2009; a daughter, Davona Lea Sherwin in 1952; three brothers; and three sisters.

Visitation was April 27 at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock.

The funeral was held April 28 at the funeral home.

The burial was at McHenry County Memorial Park Cemetery, Woodstock.

Memorials can be made to the First United Methodist Church of Harvard, the Harvard Moose Lodge or Woodstock VFW Post 5040.

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