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In Memory of

Sherry L. Rhodes

November 6, 1949 - August 4, 2016

Obituary


Sherry (Rhodes) Deere passed away peacefully at her sister's home surrounded by family on August 4, 2016. Sherry was born November 6, 1949 in Kansas City and attended Shawnee Mission West, graduating in 1967. She moved to San Diego and retired from Northrop-Grumman in October 2015. Sherry was preceded in death by her mother Mary (Fleming) Rhodes, her brother Steve Garrett, and her eldest son Michael Paul Deere. She is survived by her parents Virgil and Mary Dean Rhodes, her son Steven (Bridget), brother Ward all of Kansas City; her grandson Jacob Deere of Bend...

Sherry (Rhodes) Deere passed away peacefully at her sister's home surrounded by family on August 4, 2016. Sherry was born November 6, 1949 in Kansas City and attended Shawnee Mission West, graduating in 1967. She moved to San Diego and retired from Northrop-Grumman in October 2015. Sherry was preceded in death by her mother Mary (Fleming) Rhodes, her brother Steve Garrett, and her eldest son Michael Paul Deere. She is survived by her parents Virgil and Mary Dean Rhodes, her son Steven (Bridget), brother Ward all of Kansas City; her grandson Jacob Deere of Bend OR, sister Roseitta (Duane) Johnson of San Diego; and many nieces and nephews. Sherry was diagnosed with peritoneal cancer in 2012 and fought the good fight until 2016. She was the healthiest sick person you'd ever meet. A celebration and burial service will be held October 15, 2016 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM in the Mausoleum Chapel at Chapel Hill Gardens, 701 N. 94th Street in Kansas City, KS. Steven would like to thank his Aunt Roseitta, Uncle Duane, cousin Shelly Hess, and his mother's dear friends Janet Placido, and Claire Blinderman Starr for the love and care they provided his mother. Fond memories and condolences may be left at www.chapelhill-butler.com as burial arrangements are under the direction of Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 North 94th Street in Kansas City, Kansas (913)334-3366.