Bay City, MI
Sherry R. DeWyse, passed away peacefully during the evening hours of Friday, February 24, 2017 at McLaren Bay Region, age 74. Sherry was born September 22, 1942 to the late Edwin and Dolores (Krause) Lupcke. She married the love of her life, James DeWyse, in St. James Catholic Church on October 13, 1962. She worked many years for Wolverine Knitting Mill and later for Groulx Top Seeds. Sherry was a long time member of Trinity-St. James Lutheran Church in Munger, MI. She was a devout Christian woman of strong faith and was dedicated to serving her Lord by serving others. Sherry volunteered for the Church regularly by recording services for shut-ins and also helping with Vacation Bible Study, along with many other activities. Sherry was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary and frequently worked their Fish Fry for numerous years. She was a hard working woman who seldom ever complained when times were tough, especially through her illness. She was devoted to her husband James, and very proud of the DeWyse Family Farm. Sherry enjoyed camping and spending quality time with her family at their family hunting camp, Harcourt Lake Club in Seney, MI.
Their 54 years of marriage blessed them with four loving and devoted children, 14 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. Surviving family members include: Jody (John) Root, Doug (Yvonne) DeWyse, Scott DeWyse, and daughter-in-law Sandy (Jim) Richmond; a sister: Marcy (Ralph) Bublitz and sister-in-law: Pat Lupcke. Besides her parents, Sherry was preceded in death by her son Ken, her grandson Brandon, William Lupcke and Donna (Neil) Beechman.
A Funeral Service will be held for Sherry Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity-St. James Lutheran Church,119 E. Munger Rd, Munger 48747. Pastor Michael Stahl will preside and interment will follow in Floral Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Monday from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m. and at the church after 10:00 a.m. The K of C Ladies Auxiliary #4102 will be present for a brief prayer service on Monday at 6:00 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the wishes of the family.