September 11, 1934 - April 29, 2021
Andrew G. Sherry, age 86, passed away on April 29, 2021. He was born to James and Anna Sherry and grew up in Tabor, MN on a rural farm. Andy was united in marriage to Ulrica Abeld on June 2, 1959. He graduated from the University of North Dakota with a degree in Electrical Engineering.
His first job was with General Electric in Cincinnati, OH. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. He also received his master’s degree from the University of MN in Business Administration. Andy loved to garden, travel, his favorite time was with family and friends and sharing his stories over a cup of coffee, he loved to fix things to last forever. He also served on many committees at his church, and bible study groups.
He is survived by loving wife of 62 years, Ulrica; his children that he loved dearly, Jeffrey (Vicki) Sherry, Teresa (Steve) Kickert, Daniel Sherry; grandchildren that he adored, Rebecca and Sarah Kickert, Ashley and Emily Sherry; and great-grandson, William Kickert; brothers, Ardell (Judy) Sherry, David (Ethel) Sherry; sisters, Irene Brock, Grace Griffin, Darlene (Bob) Sitko; brother-in-law, George Habermann; sister-in-law, Bernice Sherry; many nieces and nephews and other relatives and many friends. Preceded in death by his parents Anna and James Sherry; sisters, Ruth Kotrba, Martha Kotrba, May McGraw, Mary Lou Habermann; brothers, James Sherry and Delbert Sherry. He will be greatly missed by so many people.
A private funeral service will be held and live-streamed at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel, 6527 Portland Ave. S., Richfield. Public visitation 1 hour prior. Masks are required. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorials are preferred to family for distribution.
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel
6527 Portland Ave. S.
Richfield, MN 55423