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Dale Hugh Sherman 1930 - 2012

POSTED March 7, 2012 6:23 p.m.

CASPER, Wyo. — Dale Hugh Sherman passed away Feb. 25 at Wyoming Medical Center at the age of 81. He died peacefully surrounded by family.

Dale was born Nov. 27, 1930, in Braman, Okla. to Lonnie and Gladys Sherman. He grew up in Braman, Okla., and attended Braman High School. On Sept. 1, 1950, he married the love of his life, Sue Arnold, in Braman, Okla. They were happily married for 61 years. Dale attended Oklahoma State University, graduating in 1959 with a degree in Geology. He worked for NL Industries for 27 years as a chemical engineer. His job took his family through the oil fields of Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, New Mexico, Wyoming and copper mines in Arizona, and as a consultant for the gold mines in South Dakota. They settled in Casper, Wyo. After retiring in 1985, he and his wife enjoyed traveling in their motor home.

Dale was a loving, caring, selfless husband, father and grandfather. He touched the lives of all the people he met with his smile and his ability to always put a smile on your face. He could strike up a conversation with anyone he met. He will be deeply missed by all.

Mr. Sherman was a member of Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church for many years.

He is survived by his wife Sue; four children, Dennis Sherman (Jann) and Lynne Curran, both of Great Bend, Danny Sherman (Jenny) of Puebla, Mexico, and Susan Kearns (Dan) of Casper, Wyo.; six grandchildren, Jill, Sara, Jenna, Todd, Sausha, Kirsten; and two great-grandchildren, Marla Jo and Mison Dean. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Gerald; and his sister Geneva West.

In celebration of his life, services were held at 2 p.m. on March 2 at Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church, 4100 Casper Mountain Road, Casper, Wyo., with Pastor Jack Olsen officiating. Cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held in Braman, Okla., at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church of Casper or Casper Humane Society. To leave a message of condolence, visit


Funeral arrangements provided by

Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory Casper Chapel**

710 East Second

Casper, WY 82601

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 8, 2012


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