By Press Release
Published Thursday, June 15, 2017 8:37 am
Beatrice S. Sherbondy died Sept. 11, 2016. She was 100.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 23, at Cory Cemetery.
She was born in Oak Creek with her twin sister, Bernice, on July 25, 1916, to Amos "Jack" and Dagmar (Johnson) Hagen.
Mrs. Sherbondy attended school in Denver and graduated from South High School. She worked in a dress maker's shop.
In 1941, she married William Sherbondy and they moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, where he worked as a chemist. They lived in Virginia during WWII while her husband worked for the U.S. Geological Survey in Washington, D.C. After the war they moved to Lakewood where her husband continued his employment with the USGS.
When Mr. Sherbondy retired in 1973, they moved to Cory and were active members of the Delta United Methodist Church.
After her husband's death in 2007, Mrs. Sherbondy moved to Lake Jovita, Fla., to be with family.
She enjoyed spending time with family, gardening, canning fruit and quilting. She made altar cloths for the church and sewed blankets for the charity, For Every Child in Florida. She was active in many local clubs.
She is survived by her three daughters, Nancy (Glynn) Turner, Norma (Freddie) Stroupe and Nina (Gene) White; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.