Jerrold Sherson

                    March 29, 1922  -  October 28, 2010

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Jerrold “Jerry” K. Sherson

Jerrold was  born March 29 1922 in Vancouver Washington and passed away October 28, 2010 in Des Moines, Washington at the age of 88.


Survived by wife Gerry, sons Eric ( Kathy) Jerry (Michelle) and daughter Janet Lampson, step daughter Bonnie (Dan) Delight, stepsons Loren Pace and Layton Pace( Laura), 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Jerrold was preceded in death by his first wife, Aileen in 1980 and daughter Karen in 1968.  Jerrold served honorably in the Navy during World War II.  After the war, he relocated his family to the Seattle area and began working for Boeing.  During that time, he also attended the University of Washington where he obtained his degree in Education and Seattle University, where he obtained a Masters degree in Education.  He then moved his family to Eastern Washington where he taught music in several public schools for six years.  The family returned to the Kent area where he took a position with Boeing as an instructor and after a rewarding 34 year career; he retired from Boeing in 1990.

In 1985, he renewed a relationship with Gerry Pace, a girlfriend from college in 1941.  They were married on June 8, 1985 and shared 25 wonderful years together.  They were active members in the Kent United Methodist church where they sang in the choir.  Jerrold enjoyed classical music, gardening and card games.  Jerrold and Gerry traveled many places together, visiting friends and family.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Stafford Healthcare in Des Moines for the love and care Jerrold received this past three years. Jerrold will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Kent United Methodist Church music fund in Jerrold’s memory. 

Visitation will be held - Thursday, November  4th from 3:00 – 5:00 pm. at Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel; Graveside services will be Friday, November 5th at 11:30 AM Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, WA. A Memorial Service to celebrate Jerry's life will be held Saturday, November 6 at 11:30 am.Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel 27221 156th Ave. SE. Kent, WA.

Date Time
11/04/2010 3-5pm
Visitation Location
Visitation will be held at Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel, Kent, WA.Graveside Services will be Firday 11/5/2010 at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, WA.
Date Time
11/06/2010 11:30am
Service Location  
Memorial Service will be held at Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel

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Born: March 29, 1922

Death: October 28, 2010

This memorial provided by:
Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel
Kent, WA