William "Pete" Sherman of Wentzville, MO passed away on January 26, 2021 at the age of 96.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 71 years, Genevieve "Dot" Sherman nee Niederer; four sons, James A. (Julia) Sherman of Wright City, MO, William C. (Peg) Sherman of Wright City, MO, Gary (Sandy) Sherman of Mexico, MO, Daniel (Mindy) Sherman of Foristell, MO; three daughters, Theresa M. (Mark) Smythe of Centralia, MO, Sheila (Pat Turner) Rhodes of Thompson, MO, Gail (Mike) Orf of Troy, MO; brother, Donald (Velva) Sherman of Marthasville, MO; sister, Marcella Daub of Kirkwood, MO; 20 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Etta Sherman of Troy, MO, Marilyn Sherman of Washington, MO.
Pete was a member of St. Theodore Church in Flint Hill, MO., the American Legion Post 323 of Wentzville, MO, and a member of the Flint Hill Park Board. He proudly served his country in the U. S. Army during World War II. He was a self-employed plumber for over 40 years. Pete enjoyed dancing, music, farming, and traveling to area picnics. Most of all, he loved his family and spending time with them.
He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Sherman, mother, Pearl Sherman nee Mumma, brothers, Harold Sherman and Russel Sherman, sister, Marjorie Sudbrock, son-in-law, Dennis Rhodes, brothers-in-law, John Daub and Harold Sudbrock, half-brother, John Sherman, half-sisters, Della Cozad, Virginia Block, and Margaret Matter.
During the Covid-19 pandemic we respect your decision if you are unable to attend, but please keep our family in your thoughts and prayers.
Visitation: Sunday, January 31, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, Missouri 63385. The family has requested all attendees wear a mask and practice safe social distancing.
Funeral Mass: Monday, February 1, 2021, 10:00 a.m., St. Theodore Catholic Church, Flint Hill. Mass will be private for Sherman family only. Burial: St. Theodore Cemetery, Flint Hill, Missouri. All attendees are welcome to join the Sherman family at the graveside committal following Mass.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Masses or St. Theodore School in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P. O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385.