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Root-Sherman, Amber 1958-2012


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Date: 2/4/2018 at 18:22:50

Amber Root-Sherman
1958 - 2012
Des Moines

Amber, 54, was born July 25, 1958 and passed away suddenly September 23, 2012 of a brain aneurysm after a long battle with multiple sclerosis.

Amber is survived by her husband, Keith Sherman; children April (Bob), Matthew (Michelle), Erica, April (Robert); grandchildren Elaine, Morgan, Elizabeth, and Ryan; grandmother Mable (Haines) Root; mother Roberta (Hughes) McBurney; siblings Elton, Rebecca, Martha, Grace, and Trudy; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Root.

Amber touched so many people in different ways. She had a strong faith, and cared deeply for others. She loved to tell stories of her life, and was never shy to tell you exactly how she felt. She loved to play with her grandkids, sit outside and watch birds, camp, read, and craft.

A gathering will be held Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1 p.m. with service at 2 p.m., at St. Augustin Church, 545 42nd Street, Des Moines, IA. A short reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Amber Root-Sherman Memorial Fund, through the MS Society webpage. ~ The Des Moines (IA) Register Thur 27 Sept 2012.


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