SHERWOOD, Dorothy Janice
April 8, 1935 – June 21, 2016
On Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Dorothy Janice Sherwood (nee Skinner) of Rimbey passed away at the age of 81 years. Dorothy was born in Laird, Saskatchewan, the second daughter of Edna and George Skinner. She graduated from St. Paul’s School of Nursing in Saskatoon as a Registered Nurse in 1956, and worked as a Public Health Nurse at the Wetoka Health Unit in central Alberta, plus hospitals in Saskatoon, Breton and Rimbey for many years before her retirement in 2000. Dorothy enjoyed music and gardening and was active in a number of community organizations, including the Rimbey United Church choir, Rimbey Community choir, Rimbey United Church Presbytery, Forshee Ladies Club, Bentley Horticultural Show, and Alberta Limousin Association Limoselles.
Dorothy leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 56 years, Gordon Sherwood, daughters Ellen Sherwood (Murray James Pyle) and Donna Klutz, grandchildren Jaclyn (Jesse) Vikse, Jonathon McPherson, Kaitlyn Klutz, Micaela Klutz, and Natalya Klutz, greatgrandson Kohen Vikse, in addition to many relatives and wonderful friends.
Dorothy was predeceased by her parents, Edna and George Skinner, sister Jean Squires, and children Betty McPherson and Robert (Bob) Sherwood.
A memorial service to celebrate Dorothy’s life was held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Rimbey United Church, Rimbey, Alberta with Reverend James Strachan officiating. Interment of Dorothy’s cremated remains followed in the West Haven Cemetery.
If friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Rimbey United Church, P.O. Box 7 Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca
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