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Franklyn Sherman Jr.


August 29, 2018

Franklyn Sherman Jr.

May 21, 1983 - Aug. 20, 2018

Franklyn Sherman, Jr. 35, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018 at Winnie Dam, Minnesota.

Funeral Services were held on Friday, August 24, 2018, at the Carroll Funeral Home, Deer River, under the guidance of Officiate Steven Jackson of Inger. Interment is at the George Johnson Memorial Cemetery at Winnie Dam. Arrangements by Carroll Funeral Home of Deer River.

Frankie was born on May 21, 1983, to Frank Sherman, Sr. of Winnie Dam and Evelyn Howard whom now resides in Bemidji. He went to school in Deer River and later graduated from Cass Lake/Bena High School Class of 2001.

Frank precedes his infant son, Jordan Sherman and maternal grandparents Doris Mae and Ernest Howard, Jr. and paternal grandparents Katie and Thomas Sherman.

Frank's work experience was as archeology technician - Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Heritage Sites Program and Casino Security Manager - Leech Lake Gaming Division - both jobs of which Frank made close friendships. Frank's cousins were very close to him and greeted him as "Sherm". Frank enjoyed spending time outdoors and was always looked forward to racing season.

Frank adored his children: teenage son, Franklyn Sherman, III, (Bobbi Jo), a younger son, Brandon Sherman and daughter, Jaymie Sherman (Ruth) and a younger daughter, Baylee Sherman (Jess). Frank sisters are: Lisa Ogimaakwe Kingfisher (Jo Nathan) and Jacklyn Faye Sherman. His special nieces include: Larissa Leigh Dunn, Mikayla Marie Jones and Waabigwan Kingfisher. Nephews that Frank also held close to his heart are: Lucias Anthony Herron and Aadizookaan Kingfisher.

Pallbearers at Frank's funeral were: Thor Olmanson, Brad White, Scott Whitebird, Anthony King, Perry Sherman and Thomas Sherman.

Honorary Pallbearers were: Ben Fairbanks, John Fairbanks, Rhonda Dick, Jeremy Goggleye, Derek Howard, Justin Howard, Jerod Howard, Doug Howard, Gin Howard, Freda Littlewolf, Jessica Connor, Carolyn Rice, Janelle Johnson, Stan Howard, Jr., Will Howard, Pat Howard Robert Sherman, Michelle Grauman, Kelly Fisherman and Troy Bowstring.


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