[Marin County Obit Board]

Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 06:50:15 :

Independent Journal
Saturday, November 24, 1984
Section A, page 4

Harold H. Sherley

Harold H. Sherley of Ross died Friday at Bayside Convalescent Hospital in Kentfield at the age of 85. He had been ill for about six months.

Mr. Sherley was born in Parkland, Washington, the son of the president of Pacific Lutheran University. He was descended from a long line of Lutheran ministers.

He worked for 47 years (for) Scott Foresman Co., a textbook publishing firm in the Pacific Northwest, as a sales representative and new words editor for the Thorndike-Barnhart dictionary.

He is survived by a son, Harold L. Sherley of Ross, a daughter, Lynne Sherley of Portland, Ore., and eight grandchildren.

A private family service was held today. Burial will be private.

The family prefers memorial contributions to Marin Community Workshop, 70 Lomita Drive, Mill Valley, or Christ the Victor Lutheran Church, 2626 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax.

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