Carol Sherard, 76, Alexandria, SD died Friday, August 31, 2018 at the Prairie View Healthcare Community in Woonsocket.
Funeral services will be 10:30 am Wednesday, September 5 at the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Burial will be in the Hurley Cemetery at Hurley, SD. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 pm Tuesday at the Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Carol Joan Sherard was born October 8, 1941 in Sheldon, IA to Dick and Nelvina (Van Steinwick) Veen. She attended Bell Country School near Sheldon, graduated from Sheldon High School in 1956 and attended vocational school in Kansas City. She was employed at a bank in Sioux Falls and while in Sioux Falls she met Clifford Sherard. They were married on April 3, 1966 at the First Reformed Church in Sibley, IA. They lived on a farm near Hurley for several years before moving to Alexandria. Carol assisted in the Sherard Insurance Agency and worked at the Library while living in Alexandria. She enjoyed trips to Branson, MO.
She is survived by her husband Clifford of Alexandria, son, Chad (Stephanie) Sherard of Sioux Falls, daughters: Cheryl Frear of Renton, WA and Christie (Bryan) Bakker of Federal Way, WA, brothers: Arlen (Norma) Veen of Sioux Falls, Dennis (Mary) Veen of Littleton, CO, sister, Colleen (Rynie) DeGroot of Pella, IA and four grandchildren: Dawson and Cole Bakker and Shelby and Dylan Sherard.
She was preceded in death by her parents.