Dean Allen Sherman, 67, of Fremont, Ohio passed away unexpectedly at his home on May 23,2023. His family is deeply saddened by his sudden death. Dean had a great sense of humor and a fun and spirited soul. His smile and laugh were infectious to everyone around him. He found joy in being with his family and playing with his four granddaughters. Dean was born on March 14,1956 in Tiffin, Ohio to Kenneth and Juanita (Kime) Sherman. He lived with his three older siblings, Connie, Tom, and Brad.
In 1974 he graduated from Clyde High School. Dean was currently employed at Whirlpool Corporation of Clyde for the past forty-five years. He was set to retire after a fulfilling career in June of this year. In his spare time Dean was a member of the VFW and the Moose in Clyde and was also governor of the Moose for a time. He enjoyed golfing with his son and close friends. He loved to read and was passionate about History.
He is survived by his children Deneil (Brian) Loftus of Lake Orion, Michigan, and Derek (Brittany) Sherman of Clyde, Ohio, grandchildren; Audra and Ameila Loftus, and Micayla and Belle Sherman; siblings; Connie (Dave) Carrothers of Republic, Ohio, Tom (Micki) Sherman of Green Springs, Ohio, and sister-in-law Linda Sherman of Athens, Tennessee, along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Dean is preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Juanita Sherman (Wadsworth), stepfather Art Wadsworth, and brother Brad Sherman.
Dean will be forever missed. His family would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
If anyone is struggling with thoughts of suicide, we would deeply urge you to reach out to those close to you or call the suicide prevention line at 988. Your life matters. You are loved more than you know and there are people who care. You are not alone.
A celebration of life will be held on June 10, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Grace Community Church, 900 Smith Rd., Fremont, OH.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in Dean’s memory can be made to ohiograce.com, or The Lifeline and 988
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Dyanna and Mike Dearth
Dean will be missed. I knew him first from the VFW. My heart hurts for the family. Sorry for your loss.
I am so sorry for this great loss. Dean had an amazingly genuine heart and his presence will be deeply missed. He will never be forgotten..
May the grace of God carry you through your tragic loss. I graduated your after Dean. My heart goes out to his family and friends.
Reverend Bud Gibbs
Dean was a warm smile and kind words every time a saw him. Don’t remember a negative comment on any of our conversations. A stand up guy who I will miss seeing at the Moose. Rest in peace Dean.
Dean was a warm smile and kind words every time a saw him. Don’t remember a negative comment in any of our conversations. A stand up guy who I will miss seeing at the Moose. Rest in peace Dean.
My sympathy to Dean’s family. Dean was a friend in high school and I will always remember him with a smile. He was a kind soul and he surely will be missed by all.
Lee & Sandy Peters, and Rachel
With heavy hearts we send our Deepest Sympathy to all. Dean will be greatly missed !! A true lifetime friend !!! May you all find peace.
Dean was a great friend! He will be always missed. His smile was always there. And a warm heart, I never heard him say a bad word about anyone. RIP my sweet friend, I will truly miss you .
May you rest in the arms of Jesus. May he comfort all who love and are affected by this loss. I’ll never forget you singing American pie and all the other amazing things you were.
Linda and Rod(coach) Combs
So sorry for your loss. I always looked forward to Dean’s smile to brighten up my day at Whirlpool. My thoughts and prayers goes out to the family.
So Sorry for Your Loss Derik and Deneil, Dean Was a Great Guy!!!!
Dean was one of the nicest guys I ever met. We became friends over 40 years ago when we both started on line 2 at Whirlpool. He always had a smile and a hug for me when I saw him. He will be greatly missed. Prayers for comfort for his family.
Worked with Dean for many years in porcelain. Will be greatly missed. Had many good times throughout the years.