James Harold Sherwood

james sherwood

February 22, 1927 ~ July 19, 2018

Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

James Harold Sherwood died July 19, 2018, in Pueblo. He was born February 22, 1927, in Jordan, South Dakota. Jim's family moved to Denver, Canon City and Vista, Calif. before settling in Pueblo. Jim was the devoted husband and best friend to Virginia Sherwood, who preceded him in death in 2016 after 58 years of marriage. Jim and Virginia were a great team, with family being their highest priority. His children include, Brad Sherwood (1950-1975), Paula Sherwood Diaz (Carlos), Karla Brown (Scott) and Brian Sherwood; as well as grandchildren, Chad Lenzini (Nicole), Haley, Maddie, Chandler and Matthew Zitzmann, Kristina (Austin VanDyke) and Sarah Brown; and great-grandchildren, Jacob and Kennedy Lenzini. Jim was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia; his son, Brad; by his parents, Harold and Beulah Sherwood; and siblings, Marjorie Bruce, Donna Fetty, Richard Sherwood. He will be missed by sisters, Marvel Dowling, Dorothy Runco and Winifred Alvey. Jim served in the navy in WWII and retired from the City of Pueblo and later from the State of Colorado. Jim is remembered for his love of life, the outdoors and his wonderful humor. He truly valued his friends and stayed close to them over the years. Celebration of life will be held 2 p.m. Friday, July 27, at Tabor Lutheran Church, 102 East Orman Ave., Pueblo CO. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. To Family of Mr. Sherwood

    Would like to share with you how special it was to get to know your father. He was a delight to talk to. I will forever remember the pride he had when taking care of his yard and garden. He will be missed. Prayers are with you all.

  2. I’m so sorry for your loss. Marina and I were heartbroken to learn that Jim passed. Your dad was such a wonderful man and a big part of my youth. He will be greatly missed. I feel terrible we can’t make the funeral. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. Jim was one of a kind. I will always treasure the memories I have of both your parents. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family.

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. Your father was an absolute joy when I saw him at the clinic. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss, Karla I looked forward to seeing your dad every time he came in to see Dr. Bohuslav. Many prayers for your family.

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