Elmer Sherwin

Elmer L. Sherwin

March 4, 1927 - December 14, 2018 

Elmer L. Sherwin, 91, of Creston, died peacefully on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at Burbank Parke after a brief illness.

Elmer was born March 4, 1927 in Windsor, OH to the late Fred L. and Evelyn E. (Stowe) Sherwin and attended Creston High School.  He served in the U.S. Army during WW II at had worked at Morton Salt Co., Jones Construction and on the Railroad.  Elmer was a life member of the Creston Moose Lodge 1224 and had bowled on several bowling leagues over the years.   He enjoyed NASCAR racing, gardening and had a love for old engines.

Surviving are his children, Charles Michael (Rebecca) Sherwin of Orrville, Jennie (Jim) Osborn of Wadsworth and Samone Sherwin, Tammy Wayts and Elmer “Butch” Shewin Jr. all of Creston; grandchildren, Trisha, Tanya, Christopher, Michelle, Nicole, Matthew, Samantha, Rachel, Taryn and Kayla’ 6 great-grandchildren; a brother, William (Jane) Sherwin of Nashville; a sister, Patty (John) White of Wooster a sister-in-law, Carol Sherwin of Creston and his former wife, Pat (Schaad) Sherwin of Creston.  He was preceded in death by an infant son, David; a sister, Annetta Guthrie and a brother Dick Sherwin.

Services will be Tuesday, Dec. 18th at 2:00 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston where friends will be received from 1:00 p.m. until time of services on Tuesday.  Burial will be in Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110.178717876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 441106.

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 Name: Linda and Ron Osborn

 Our deep condolences to Jennie and the rest of the family. 
Psalm 61:2 "When my heart is overwhelmed, lead me to the Rock that is higher than I."
You are in our prayers!
Linda and RON Osborn 


Name: Josie and Keith Huggins

You were an amazing grandpa and greatgrandpa to my daughter Tanya and her family. You will be missed. RIP Elmer. 


Name: Sandra (Schaad) Matlock

Uncle Elmer will be missed.  My condolences to all his children,(my cousins), and his family members.  From Sandra (Schaad) Matlock. and Nancy (Schaad) McDonald.  Rest in peace Love you. 


Name: karol kalgren

so sorry for your loss he was a great friend to my father and mother when we all needed support and he was always in good spirits and will be missed by many


Name: Robert D. Ault

Dear Sherwin family,

We were so sorry to learn of Elmer's passing. May the good memories you shared be of  comfort to you now and in the future.

  Cousin Bob and Sherry Ault 









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