Dale Alfred Sherry
October 13, 1930 - December 19, 2019
Dale Alfred Sherry, son of Ralph and Marguerite Sherry, was born in Mishawaka, IN on October 13, 1930. He married Charlene Everest in South Bend, IN, at the Gospel Center Church, on June 6, 1952. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife on March 5, 2019 and sister, Patricia Ann Welford on September 18, 2018.
Dale is survived by his children, Thomas Edward of PA, Jon Witwer of Sturgis, MI, Robert James (Tricia) of South Bend, IN; grandchildren, Stefanie Sherry (Andrew Erp), Megan Sherry, Geoffrey Sherry (Anna Alexander), Victoria Sherry, Alicia (Matthew) Ebright, Kayla Sherry, Austin Sherry and great-grandchildren, Ezekiel James Sherry, Alaynah Faith Sherry a Madison Marie Sherry. Also surviving are his nephews, Craige (Joy) Johnson of Mishawaka, Jeff Johnson of PA and Phillip (Elizabeth) Johnson of Mishawaka and great nieces and nephews.
Dale was a graduate of Mishawaka High School and from Bethel College, Mishawaka with a B. A. Degree in Biblical Literature. He received an M. Div. degree from Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY.
Dale served churches in Indiana, Ohio and Michigan as pastor or supporting positions in youth, music or associate capacity. He traveled widely presenting Biblical Drama and Music programs in churches of nearly 50 denominations, in 19 states and two provinces.
For 22 years, Dale was the announcer for “Your Worship Hour” broadcasts. He was soloist for “Sunrise Meditations.” In recent years, Dale served as soloist for Hubbard Hill Chapel Services.
A Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 11, in Hahn Funeral Home, 505 W. 8th Street, Mishawaka. Chaplain Tim Henke of Hubbard Hill will preside.
Dale would want you to make any contributions in his memory to Bethel University, Mishawaka.
Dale’s family and friends “grieve his loss. Cherish his memory and rest in God’s promise of resurrection”.
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