Sheri L. McGhghy - November 23, 2011Sheri L. McGhghy, 57, of Aurora, departed this life on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 at the Hamilton Manor after nearly a nine year courageous battle with cancer.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 1 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church north of Hampton. Private inurnment will occur preceding the services. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Sheri Lynn McGhghy, daughter of James and Clariece (Bertram) Seachord, was born in Colby, Kan. on Oct. 15, 1954.
She grew up in south east Nebraska and northern Kansas, graduating from Washington, Kan. in 1972.
Sheri was united in marriage to Larry McGhghy on Aug. 22, 1974 at Washington, Kan. The couple resided in Hebron where they became parents to two children, Jason and Michelle. Sheri was also a dispatcher for the Thayer County Sheriff’s Office but decided to stay home to raise their young children. They moved to Harvard for a short while and then to Plattsmouth where she worked as a janitor for the Plattsmouth High School. They then resided for a short while back in Washington, Kan. and then in Cambridge where she again worked as a dispatcher for the Furnas County Sheriff’s Office and for the Heritage Plaza as a housekeeper. They moved to Hamilton County and made their home on an acreage south and west of Hampton for the past 11 years.
She was preceded in death by her mother, her father-in-law, Clarence McGhghy and sister-in-law, Patricia (Dunn) McGhghy.
Survivors include her loving husband of 37 years Larry McGhghy of Hampton; her children, Jason McGhghy and Michelle (Garren) Stenka all of Aurora; three grandchildren, Paul, Averi and Faith; father, Jim Seachord of Henderson and two brothers, Alan Seachord of Silver Lake, Wash. and Nicholas Seachord of Henderson; mother-in-law, Mildred McGhghy; brother-in-law, Gary (Sue) McGhghy; two nephews; three nieces and two aunts.