Jan 20, 2020 4:16 PM

Sherry Lea Munce (1948 - 2020)

Posted Jan 20, 2020 4:16 PM

Sherry Lea Munce, age 71, died on January 15, 2020 unexpectedly in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  She was born on May 18, 2948 in Marysville, Kansas to Merle and Violet (Graham) Grauer.

Sherry graduated from Cosmetology School and worked as a hairdresser in Kansas.  She married Doug Carl in 1967 and to this union two sons were born.  She opened her own gift store in Downs, Kansas before moving to Denver, Colorado where she opened her first "Country Joy."  She later married Jim Munce in 1991.  They eventually moved to North Platte, Nebraska to be close to their grandchildren.  In 2000, she opened a "Country Joy" in North Platte that she ran until her retirement in 2019.  Some of her hobbies included quilting, sewing, woodworking and, most importantly, being a grandma.

Survivors include her sons, David (Teena) Carl of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Barry (Amy) Carl of North Platte, Nebraska; grandchildren, Taran (Saydee) Carl, Lauren (Aaron) O'Brien, Tamara (Christopher) Foster, Grace Carl, and Mazie Carl; great granddaughter, Charlotte O'Brien and baby Foster on the way; brother, Jeff (Connie) Grauer of Lochbuie, Colorado; sisters Jan Parker of Frisco, Texas, Dee (Francis) Krotzinger of Superior, Nebraska, and Nancy Whitebread of Marysville, Kansas; step-sons, Jimmy Munce of St. Louis, Missouri and Stephen Munce of Arvada, Colorado; many nieces, nephews, cousins; and special friends, Brenda and Chris Joliffe.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Munce; her parents, Merle and Violet Grauer; sister, Shirley Wilson; and a brother-in-law, Daryl Whitebread.

Memorials may be made to Wreaths Across America and online condolences can be left at carpentermemorial.com.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at the First United Methodist Church, 1600 West E Street in North Platte,  with the Reverend Dr. Douglas Delp presiding.  Burial will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, Nebraska.  Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.  Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, 1616 West B Street in North Platte, which is in charge of arrangements.

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Ruth L. Farmer (1932 - 2020)
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Ruth L. Farmer, age 87, of Sutherland, Nebraska died on January 16, 2020 at home.  She was born on April 30, 1932 to William and Elizabeth (Vogel) Leonhardt, the youngest of nine children.  She attended country school and graduated from Sutherland High School with the Class of 1950.

She married Lloyd Charles Farmer on January 20, 1951 and unto this union two children were born, daughter Roslyn Kaye and son Lemoyne Charles.  Ruth worked side by side with Lloyd and cooked for hired men at several ranches, including The Spade, Tin Camp, Wild Horse Creek, Pawnee Springs, and their own beloved Birdwood Creek.  Ruth was "Ranchy"! 

She loved volunteering at her church and The Thrift Connection.  She also timed for Sutherland Rodeo for many years.

Survivors include her children, Roslyn (Jim) Shaffer and Lemoyne (Sara) Farmer; grandchildren Kyleen (Patrick) Stokey, Jay (Tara) McFadden, Leah (Jamie) Carlyle, Christian (Ceara) Farmer, and Landon Farmer; great grandchildren Weston, Kaley and Kaine Stokey, Kalena (Austin) Wheeler, Lane and Josey McFadden, Heaven and Riggin Hutchison, Creed Carlyle, and Elijah Farmer; her sister June Anderson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Elizabeth; her husband, Lloyd; brothers Virgil, Bill, Ray, Jerry, Bud and Dale; and a sister, Laverne.

Memorials may be made in her name and online condolences can be made at www.adamsswanson.com.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Sutherland United Methodist Church, 631 Pine Street in Sutherland, Nebraska with Pastor Mark Baldwin officiating.  Burial will follow at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell, Nebraska at 1:00 p.m.  Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home, 421 West 4th Street in North Platte, which is in charge of arrangements.