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Sheri Conlan

August 13, 1950 December 4, 2018
Sheri Conlan
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Obituary for Sheri Conlan

Sheri Conlan, 68, of Cresco, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the Evans Memorial Home in Cresco, Iowa surrounded by her family. 

Sheri was born on August 13, 1950 in Cresco, Iowa to Joseph and Imogene Schemmel.  She was actively involved helping on the farm when growing up.  She attended Notre Dame School and graduated in 1968.  Following high school she moved to Minneapolis and worked many years for the University of Minnesota.  While living in Minneapolis, she met Mike Conlan and married him in 1974.  Together they moved to Cresco, Iowa where they came to start and raise their family.  She stayed home to care for her children until it was time for them to start school.  It was then Sheri went back to work outside of the home.  She worked for 22 years in the Superintendent's office.  Following her time there, she volunteered for a number of years at the Notre Dame Elementary School.  She later pursued her most beloved job of being a Grandma.

She was a tremendous baker and a creative seamstress.  She enjoyed making countless things with and for her grandchildren.  She cherished all of her time with her grandchildren. 
 
She was diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme Brain Cancer on February 14, 2018.  Her battle came to an end after 9 1/2 months.
 
She is survived by her husband Mike, her three children; Pat (Grethe), Regan (Jon), and Ryan (Kelli), her four grandchildren; Leah, Kalani, Aviana, and Dublin.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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Visitation

Sunday

9

Dec

2:00 PM 12/9/2018 2:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 12/9/2018 6:00:00 PM
Lindstrom Funeral Homes - Cresco

119 2nd Avenue Southwest
Cresco, IA 52136

Lindstrom Funeral Homes - Cresco
119 2nd Avenue Southwest Cresco 52136 IA
United States

Service

Monday

10

Dec

11:00 AM 12/10/2018 11:00:00 AM
Lindstrom Funeral Homes - Cresco

119 2nd Avenue Southwest
Cresco, IA 52136

Lindstrom Funeral Homes - Cresco
119 2nd Avenue Southwest Cresco 52136 IA
United States
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