Sherlyn Murray - September 01, 2009Sherlyn Murray, 62, of Giltner, died, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009 at her home.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Sept. 5 at the Giltner United Methodist Church. Rev. Marta Wheeler officiated. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com. Memorials may be made in care of the family.
Sherlyn Kay Murray, daughter of Wilbur and Marie M. (Ryder) Ott, was born in Aurora on Jan. 3, 1947.
She was raised in Giltner and graduated from Giltner High School.
She married Charles Knerr. They lived in Stromsburg where they raised their two daughters, Kimberly and Kelly. She worked as a grain tester at Murphy Elevator and later was a security guard at the state fairgrounds. Sherlyn also worked in dispensing at Bryan LGH East in Lincoln, before her health prevented her from working.
She is survived by her two daughters, Kimberly Helmink of Lincoln and Kelly Knerr of Lincoln; mother, Marie Ott of Giltner; sister, Linda (Bob) Kohtz of Sutton; two brothers, Melvin Ott of Elba and Dennis Ott of Grand Island; two grandchildren, Cody and Micaila and many nieces and nephews and family members.
She was preceded in death by her father.