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Christopher Bear Sherman


September 19, 2022

Christopher Bear Sherman

August 29, 1978 ~ September 10, 2022 (age 44)

Christopher Bear Sherman, age 44, began his journey to the spirit world on September 10, 2022 in Fargo, ND.

Christopher was born and spent the early years of his childhood in St. Paul, MN and moved to Bena, MN as a pre-teen; he lived there for a majority of his life. He spent the last few remaining years of his life residing in Fargo, ND. He had many hobbies some of which included: airbrush painting, collecting movies, and looking at the sky with his telescope. He loved to spend time with his family and friends playing cards and board games.

He attended school at the Bug O Nay Ge Shig School and was employed at Doyle's Yellow Checker Cab, Inc. and his dream was to become a semi-truck driver.

Christopher is survived by his father David Smith, grandmother Shirley Young, brothers; Anthony Walfoort and Nicholas Sherman, sisters; Rachel Walfoort, Sarah Walfoort and Cassondra Lunde, special niece Chloe, special friend Lacey Culver and daughters Meeka and Becca Smith, numerous aunts, uncles nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother Wanda Sherman, twin sons Michael and Derrick Sherman Davis and daughter Hannah Fairbanks.

Wake: Saturday, September 17, 2022 6:00 pm at the Bena Community Center, Bena, MN

Funeral Service: Sunday, September 18, 2022 1:00 pm at the Bena Community Center, Bena, MN

Burial: George Johnson Memorial Cemetery, Winnie Dam, MN

Pallbearers: Tyren Headbird, Dominic Roy, Brandon Mckenna, Michael Fasthorse, Jason Bratton, Antonio Trujillo Jr., Jason Cash, Justin Seelye, Alternate: Jeremy Gotchie

Honorary Pallbearers: Robert Sherman, Howard Sherman, Frank Sherman, Dwight Smith, Antonio Trujillo Sr., Michael Tibbetts Jr




September 17, 2022

6:00 PM

New Bena Community Center

Bena, MN

Bena, MN 56626

Funeral Service


September 18, 2022

1:00 PM

New Bena Community Center

Bena, MN

Bena, MN 56626


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