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Dale Marvin Sherwood

June 24, 1940 ~ August 15, 2019 (age 79)

Dale Marvin Sherwood, 79 of Niles went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the Hanson Hospice Center, Stevensville. 

A funeral service will be held 11 AM Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Berrien Center Bible Church, 8830 M-140, Berrien Center. Friends may meet with the family Tuesday from 5 - 7 PM at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Berrien Center Bible Church. Online condolences accepted at www.PikeFH.com 

Dale was born Monday, June 24, 1940 in Niles, the son of the late Lester and Ruth (Arter) Sherwood. On April 7, 1961 he married Karen Gibbs and they shared 58 years together. Dale founded Sherwood Building and Excavating Inc. in Niles in 1973.  In 1999 he sold the business to his son Rod and retired in 2008. Dale was a member of the Berrien Township Planning Commission and a faithful member of Berrien Center Bible Church. Dale enjoyed restoring, showing and pulling antique tractors. He appreciated all colors, but had a fondness for Minneapolis Moline.

Survivors include his wife Karen; children: Robin (Stephen) VanderWerf, Rodney (Dawn) Sherwood; grandchildren: Stephenie (Aaron) Cochrell, Benjamin (Hannah) VanderWerf, Andrew (Sarah) VanderWerf, Joseph VanderWerf, Mindy Sherwood, Mathew (Allison) Sherwood; great grandchildren: Joel, Elizabeth and Levi Cochrell, Emma, Walter, and Holly VanderWerf, Aiden VanderWerf; and a brother: Eugene (Margie) Sherwood.  

Dale was also preceded in death by siblings: Helen Blighton, Varnold Sherwood, Walter “Howard” Sherwood and Donald Sherwood.

Arrangements have been entrusted to The Boyd Chapel of Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman.

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