Glen Luverne Sherf, age 93, of Platteville, Wisconsin, formerly of Mt. Carroll, Illinois, passed away Friday, August 26, 2016 at Manor Care in Platteville, Wisconsin. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Law-Jones Funeral Home in Mt. Carroll. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Law-Jones Funeral Home in Mt. Carroll. A memorial service and burial at Pine Hill Cemetery will take place at a later date in Williams, Minnesota. A memorial fund has been established in Glen’s memory. Friends and family are invited to share in Glen’s life atwww.lawjonesfuneralhome.com.
Glen was born August 20, 1923, in Hastings, Minnesota the son of Fred and Alice (Stubbs) Sherf. He attended school in Minneapolis and graduated from North High before enlisting in the United States Navy for World War II. Glen married Bette Richardson on June 27, 1948 in Long Beach, California. Glen and Bette owned and operated the Coast-To-Coast Store in Mt. Carroll from 1967 to 1984. He was a member of the Mt. Carroll Lions Club and is a member of the Mount Carroll United Methodist Church Glen enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially cherishing his time at Lake of the Woods at Williams, Minnesota. For the last five years his residence has been at Park Place in Platteville, Wisconsin. On his 92nd birthday August 20, 2015 he and son Doug embarked on a three day Veteran’s Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.
Glen is survived by his daughter, Roberta (James) Delp of Darlington, Wisconsin; three sons: Randy (Naomi) Sherf of Amherst, Wisconsin, Gregory (Julie) Sherf of Sonora, California, Douglas (Lorri Mostad) Sherf of Mt. Carroll; grandchildren: Michael Delp, Corey (Jamie) Sherf, Jeremy (Nicole) Sherf, Cody Sherf, Elizabeth (Joshua) Graham, Josef, Joshua, Jacob, Jaxon, Jillena, and Jenee Sherf, Ashley, Andrew, Aryn Sherf, Hugh Mostad-Holter and Stacy Krueth; great-grandchildren: Lily, Gabriel and baby (due in December) Graham, Aliyah and Natalie Sherf, Lauren and Hailey Sherf . Glen was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Bette on November 17, 2002 and brother Arden of Ithaca, New York.