Terry James Sherman 74, formerly of Bismarck ND and Rapid City, SD lost his 11 year battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He passed away on September 6, 2022 at Strand-Kjorsvig Community Rest Home, Roslyn, SD where he had resided since March.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 am on September 17th at FiksdalFuneral Service, Webster, SD. Inurnment will be at the Roslyn Cemetery.
Terry was born in Sisseton, SD September 19, 1947 to James and Lois (Gilbertson) Sherman. He lived in Twin Valley, MN and Eden, SD before settling in 1954 with his parents in Roslyn, SD.
Terry attended school at Roslyn High School graduating in 1965. He was an outstanding athlete excelling in football, basketball and track. Terry was named second-team quarterback by a vote of coaches and sportswriters of the state. He played the trumpet in the Roslyn band, was a member of the boys’ glee club and journalism club.
Terry attended Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD where he obtained a degree in Political Science. He continued his education at the University of SD at Vermillion graduating with a Masters Degree in Hospital Administration. Terry was the Credit Manager at Bethesda Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio and the Administrator of Dakota Midland Hospital in Aberdeen, SD.
Terry married Julie Johnson of Aberdeen, SD in a ceremony in the British territory of Gibraltar. They later divorced.
He moved onto a career in sales which ultimately led him to travel around the United States. Terry was a free spirit and loved to golf, snow ski, play racket ball and was a Lifetime Certified Bridge Player. He loved his Vikings and MN Twins. He was very involved in the Republican Party. Terry traveled to Canada, Alaska Hawaii, British Columbia, London, Scotland, Africa and Venezuela.
Survivors include a sister Julie (Milt) Bradford, Niece Becky Bell (Tristen & Zach), nephew Chris (Amber) Wojahn (James & Ava) and numerous cousins.
Preceding Terry in death were his parents Jim & Lois Sherman, Grandparents Al & Clara Gilbertson, Vincent & Barbara Sherman and numerous aunts and uncles.
Terry’s family wishes to thank S-K Community Rest Home in Roslyn for their loving care of Terry.
Condolences may be sent to Milt & Julie Bradford, 5156 Redcoat Loop, Bismarck, ND 58503