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Boersma Funeral Home
Thursday May 19th, 2022
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Pat Sherwood

72 year old, Patrick ‘Pat’ D. Sherwood, of Wheatfield, passed away May 5, 2022, at Northwest Health Porter campus.


Pat, was born on December 4, 1949, in Gary, Indiana, to Lloyd and Betty (Stifle) Sherwood. He graduated from Munster high school, and attended college at Purdue University for Tech Graphics. He was a millwright and a graphic designer. Patrick served in the U.S. Navy, on an aircraft carrier during Vietnam.


He enjoyed painting, sculpting, and drawing. He loved outdoor activities and had a book published about campfires stories. Pat was an avid hunter, fisherman. He built Halloween displays at Tippecanoe State Park. His special car was ‘The Pink Lady’ a ’57 Oldsmobile. Pat was also a Boy Scout Master for many years.


Pat is survived by his wife: Martha, children: Shawn M. (Rosa) Sherwood, Samantha (Thomas) Puskac, 7 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild, siblings: Lloyd (Rosa) Sherwood, Rick (Cheryl) Sherwood, Terry (Geri) Sherwood, and Bonnie (Scott) Kerr.


Pat was preceded in death by his parents, and infant son: Shawn Patrick Sherwood.


Per Pat’s wishes cremation will take place.


A Celebration of Life will take place on May 19, 2022 at the Boersma Funeral Home, 90 E. Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m.

Services for Pat will take place at 4:00 p.m. with Military Honors.



Marti, I am so sorry for your loss. Pat was a great man and will be missed by everyone. Jessica Howard, Rush PT

Jessica Howard May 9 2022 3:54 PM

Marti , I want you to know that I'm thinking of you and your family right now. What a difficult battle you both fought. Pat left a deep impression on me the day we met . I'm thankful you two found each other to share your love . I pray for peace so your heart can heal . Cathy Runk @ Rush

Cathy Runk May 7 2022 10:15 AM

So many great memories we have of you. Rest in peace. We love and miss you.

Rick & Cheryl May 6 2022 9:23 PM