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Kathleen "Kathy" Sherwood

April 1, 1949 - March 18, 2018
Traverse City, MI



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Bethany Christian Services Adoption Agency
1055 Carriage Hill Dr. Ste. 2
Traverse City, MI 49686
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Life Story / Obituary


Kathleen Ann Sherwood, 68 of Traverse City, died Sunday, March 18, 2018.

She was born on April 1, 1949 in Saginaw the daughter of Thomas and Margaret Fish.

Kathy graduated from Bridgeport High School in 1967 and later earned a degree as an LPN and in Social Work from Saginaw Valley State University.

Kathy was an LPN and Social Worker at Miami General Hospital and Broward General Medical Center in Florida. She worked for over 20 years as a Charge Nurse at Tendercare Health Center –Birchwood, Traverse City. She was the co-owner of Acme Terrace Adult Foster Care with her husband, John.

Kathy enjoyed kayaking, camping, trying different restaurants and traveling. She especially enjoyed her two recent cruises with her mother, sister and family. Kathy had a great sense of humor and loved spending time with family.

Kathy is survived by her husband, John Sherwood of Traverse City; they were married on June 11, 1999; children, Seth Sorkenn and Jacy Sorkenn both of Traverse City; mother, Margaret Fish (Orosz) of Saginaw; sister, Nancy Sanderson of Interlochen; brothers, Tim Fish of Freeland and Tom Fish of Ecorse and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her father and special friend, Emma VanValkenburg.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Bethany Christian Services Adoption Agency, Traverse City.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Harbour Ridge Apartments Clubhouse, 3686 Matador, Traverse City, MI, 49684, at 1:00 p.m.

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Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.