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Deceased Name: CAROL R. SHER Carol R. Sher , 91, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Carol R. Sher, 91, of Los Angeles, Calif., died Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, in Santa Monica, Calif.

 

She was the youngest of four children born to Michael Sher and Sarah Cohen Sher, immigrants to Superior in 1894 from Anikst, Lithuania. Carol's father, Michael, owned and operated a small grocery store in Superior and also served as president of the West Superior Synagogue.

 

Carol Sher was born, raised and schooled in Superior including Superior State Teachers College. She then worked for the local radio station where she hosted her own radio show before relocating to the warmer climates of Tucson, Ariz., and then Los Angeles. While residing in California, she was an employee of the Carnation Co. until her retirement.

 

She will be remembered for her ready wit and keen sense of humor, and for living independently to the end.

 

She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Edward Sher; and sisters Ruth Sher and Harriet Sher Zola.

 

Carol is survived by her nieces, Elizabeth Sher and Janet Zola; nephews Allan L. Sher and Michael Sher Zola; and many cousins, including the Kaner family of Cloquet.

 

GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Superior Hebrew Cemetery with Phillip Sher officiating. Downs Funeral Home, corner of Ogden Avenue and 19th Street is assisting the family with arrangements.

 

Duluth News Tribune (MN)

Date: February 16, 2011

 

 

 

Carol R Sher

 

Birth: 1919

Superior

Douglas County

Wisconsin, USA

Death: Feb. 11, 2011

Santa Monica

Los Angeles County

California, USA

 

Carol R Sher, 91, of Los Angeles, CA, died Friday, February 11, 2011 in Santa Monica, CA. She was the youngest of four children born to Michael and Sarah Cohen Sher, immigrants to Superior, Wis in 1894 from Anikst, Lithuania. Carol's father, Michael owned and operated a small grocery store in Superior and also served as president of the West Superior Synagogue.

 

Carol Sher was born, raised and schooled in Superior including Superior State Teachers College. She then worked for the local radio station where she hosted her own radio show before relocation to the warmer climates of Tucson, AZ and then Los Angeles, CA. While residing in California she was an amployee of the Carnation Co until her retirement.

 

She will be remembered for her ready wit and keen sense of humor and for living independently to the end.

 

She was predeceased by a brother, Robert Edward Sher; and two sisters, Ruth Sher and Harriet Sher Zola.

 

She is survived by nieces, Elizabeth Sher and Janet Zola; nephews, Allan L Sher and Michael Sher Zola; and many cousins, including the Kaner family of Cloquet, MN.

 

A graveside service will be held at the Superior Hebrew Cemetery.

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Parents:

Michael M. Sher (1877 - 1936)

Sarah Sher (1883 - 1946)

Burial:

Hebrew Cemetery

Superior

Douglas County

Wisconsin, USA

 

 

 

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