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Mabel Sherman

Mabel Sherman Mabel Sherman

Mabel Anne (Thompson) Sherman, 80, of Medicine Lake died April 19, 2020.

She was born Feb. 17, 1940, on the farm at rural Reserve one of 11 children to Nels and Mathilda (Flakne) Thompson.

She attended Plentywood School, graduating in 1958.

She married Clarence Sherman on Oct. 17, 1959, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Plentywood. They lived in many places following Clarence’s work in the oil fields. They raised four children — Tracy, Nancy, Kevin and Tim.

She enjoyed being a homemaker and selling Avon. Her hobbies included embroidery and crossword and jigsaw puzzles. She enjoyed time spent with family and visiting with friends.

After Clarence’s retirement, they settled in Medicine Lake. After Clarence’s death in 2014, she remained in Medicine Lake until moving to Williston, N.D., in September 2019 to be closer to family.

She was also preceded in death by brothers, Eugene, Melvin, Eddie and Nels Thompson; and sisters, Viola Grimes, Gladys Lindell and Dorothy Clark.

She is survived by daughters, Tracy Tormaschy and Nancy Balikian; sons, Kevin and Tim Sherman; five grandchildren; brothers, John Thompson and Rick Thompson; and sister, Irene Nordstrom.

A memorial service will be conducted this summer.

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