Delores I. “Dee” Sherman

December 09, 1930 ‒ August 01, 2014

Galion, Ohio

Delores I. “Dee” Sherman, 83, of Galion died Friday August 1, 2014 unexpectedly at home.

Born December 9, 1930 in Battle Creek, MI. she was the daughter of Walter and Ethel (Beckwith) Graham.  She married Philip L. “Speed” Sherman on December 11, 1946 and he preceded her on Sept. 21, 2001.

Dee was a graduate of Central High School in Battle Creek, MI and previously attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galion.  She was a homemaker, great baker, enjoyed collecting apples and teddy bears and she loved antiques and her great grandchildren.

She is survived by three children, Steven (Lynn) Sherman of Raleigh, NC, Kathy (Larry) Stoney of Galion and Kelly Sherman of Columbus; four grandchildren, Michelle, Amanda, Emily and Matthew; seven great-grandchildren, Tyler, Jordan, Miss Kendall, Shawn, Melonie, Mikayla and Justin and one sister, Betty Shearer.

In addition to her parents and husband she was also preceded in death by three sisters, Roma Wagner, Sally Young and Lilly Clark and two brothers, Max and Buck Graham.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, August 4, 2014 at the Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 5, with Rev. Joe Stafford officiating.  Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the James Cancer Center in Columbus.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve the family of Dee Sherman and condolences may be made to them at

  • So sorry to hear the news about Delores. Many memories growing up next to her and Phillip. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family at this time. San and Deb Seckel

    • Thanks Deb & San. She went peacefully and that is all we could have asked for. She was never the same after dad died. Hope all is well with you and yours.

  • What a shock to hear of “Dee’s ” death. Just spoke to her a couple weeks ago about the OSU band director being fired. She loved sports, and especially OSU. Always had us laughing, will be missed. Our condolences to her family. Jack and Carole Arlen

    • Thanks Jack & Carole. Mom was one for OSU football. They lost a huge fan. We are just happy she went peacefully. Thanks for your thoughts.

      • Kelly, Would you please send to us the address of the James Cancer Center in Columbus. I helped taken your dad there a lot when Dee asked us, but don’t know the address Thanks, Carole Arlen

        • Carole,
          Its 410 W. 10th Ave.
          Columbus, OH 43210

          Thanks so much for your thoughts and the donations its means so much.

  • So sorry to hear about the death of Mrs.Sherman. She has been a long time neighbor of ours. Know that many are praying for you. May she rest in peace.The Champion Famly.

  • Kelly -Kathy so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

    • Thanks Barb,
      Matthew sent his condolences vis facebook as well. Its been difficult but she is at peace. She missed our Dad so much and these past 13 years have been very difficult for her.
      Thanks Kelly, Steven and Kathy