Atwood “Shorty” E. Sherry, age 92 of Rhinelander, died Oct. 18, 2017, at his residence. He was born Dec. 18, 1924, in Rhinelander. Atwood served in the Army during WWII, from 1943-1946.
He is survived by his children, Diane Schneeweis of Crandon, Karen (Kevin) Lake, Connie Hablewitz and Alvin (Rebecca) Sherry, all of Rhinelander; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Atwood was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Margie; and a son-in-law, Bob Schneeweis.
The visitation for Atwood will be held 4-7 p.m. Oct. 22, and 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Oct. 23, all at the funeral home. Military honors will take place at the funeral home immediately following the funeral service. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Northland Memorial Park. (Hildebrand Funeral Home)