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“My thoughts are with you. It is very hard to lose a dad. But we can't ask them to stay forever. Elyse ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Elyse Worgan - Ogden, IA

“Wes I am glad to have you as a friend. You will be missed very deeply. Good bye my friend.I will miss you.Love Randy Reed ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Randy Reed - Perry, IA - Friend

“Wes will always have a very special place in my heart. I always enjoyed his visits and will never forget his smile, sense of humor, and kindness. I...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Kate Reiter - Friend

“So sorry for your loss. I know how much he will be missed. He now is able to do all the fun stuff he hasn't been able to do. He no longer sick. ...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: SUSAN and Tom Stone - Perry, IA

“Just a note to say that your dad was always so sweet and kind to me when I'd visit! He was a good man and will be missed. I'm so sorry for your loss....Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Terri Otis - Canon City, CO

“Many thoughts,and many more prayers , I look at it as he is holding the love of his life ,smiling down on their children and their families with...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jeff Moore - Boone, IA - Neighbor

“Ashley and Missy, Justin and I send our thoughts to you at this sad time, he was quite a man. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Linda Smith - Johnston, IA


Wesley Nicholas Sherman, 86, of Berkley, Iowa, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018, at his home.

Wesley's wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
For online obituaries and condolences visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Wesley Nicholas Sherman was born on December 29, 1931. Following his education he served in the Nebraska National Guard for 3 ½ years and then served another four years in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was stationed in Okinawa where he worked as an airplane mechanic.

On September 28, 1957, Wesley was united in marriage to Wanda Thompson at the Christian Church in Hampton, Iowa. The couple made their home in Hampton until moving to Perry in 1959. In 1967, they moved to Berkley where the couple purchased their first home.

Wesley loved bowling, riding his trike, fishing, skating, and riding horses and camping. Mostly he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. He also loved attending pageants with his granddaughters, Pati and Sami.

Survivors include his children, Marilyn (Richard) Bryant of Perry, Iowa, Mike Sherman of Perry, Iowa, Marsha Shaffer of Woodward, Iowa, and Missy (Chris) Higgins of Jefferson, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren and one due to arrive in October; three brothers, Clarence Morman Jr. (Belinda) of Dawson, Iowa, John (Linda) Morman of Perry, Iowa, and Dwayne (Frances) Morman of Perry, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Wanda Sherman in 2004, daughter, Melinda Sherman in 1978, grandson, Brandon Defenbaugh in 1995, granddaughter, Heather Shaffer, two sisters, Tootie Norem and Shirley Hood, and one brother, Art Morman.

Memorials in care of the family, may be directed to St. Jude Hospital.