Sherry Ann Nunemaker, 50, of 14375 Nutmeg Road, Plymouth, died at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2000.
A Marshall County resident most of her life, she spent 22 years in various places during her husband’s career in the United States Air Force.
Sherry was born on June 1, 1950, in the old Parkview Hospital in Plymouth. She was the daughter of Donald E. and Norma Marie Fritz Kizer of LaPaz. She graduated from LaVille High School with the class of 1968 followed by graduation from the Vogue Beauty School of South Bend.
On June 6, 1970, she married Donald G. Nunemaker, Jr. in South Bend. Her first love was being a housewife and mother, she served as a loving teacher, from 1994 to 1999, at Plymouth’s Kaleidoscope pre-school for infants and 1-year-olds.
A caregiver to her daughter, Maria, prior to her lung transplant in April 2000, Sherry was a person who saw to everyone’s needs.
A skilled crafter, she taught crafts to others. She was a member of the Church of God and the Timberland Bible Church, South Bend.
Sherry is survived by her husband and two daughters, Maria Ann and Daniel L. Knowlton, Mishawaka and Jenni Ann Nunemaker, Plymouth.
Two brothers and their families also survive. They are Daniel and Cindy Kizer, Osceola, and their children Nathan and Tawn Kizer, Adam Kizer and Rachel Kizer. David and Kay Kizer, Plymouth, survive as well, together with their children Casey and her husband, Matt Kiel and Justin Kizer.
Sherry’s parents and her in-laws, Donald and Natalie Nunemaker Sr., Bremen, also survive.
Visitation will be on Monday, July 31, 2000, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services in the funeral home will be on Tuesday, August 1, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. Pastors Scott Ross, of the James St. Church of God, Omaha, Nebraska, and John Railton of the Timberland Bible Church, South Bend, will officiate.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery.
Memorial gifts in Sherry’s name may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.